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Edgar Chahine

  1874 – 1947
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Germaine en pied sold

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.



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]