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Edgar Chahine

  1874 – 1947
 
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Germaine en pied

Germaine en pied   1908

Original drypoint.

Excellent impression with fresh burr to the drypoint lines. One of a very few signed proofs, aside from the normal edition of 50 numbered impressions.

£460

 

Edgar Chahine’s art represents an unique blend of intuitive observation with the fanciful elegance of the Belle Époque. Edgar Chahine was a born portrait artist who, like his immediate contemporaries Jacques Joseph Tissot and Paul-César Helleu, was captivated by feminine beauty. Women from all walks of life populated his view of “la vie Parisienne”, summing up the richly varied style of the Belle Époque. [more]