An original etching and aquatint, printed in colors on Japan paper. This is a fine, richly printed proof impression of Arwas’ fifth and final state, apart from the regular edition of 130, one of only ten hors commerce impressions. One of twenty plates illustrating the Eugène Romero book Faune Parisienne, published by Gustave Pellet, Paris, 1901; printed by Philippe Renouard, Paris. Provenance: ex-collection Fred Feinsilber, Paris. Catalogue reference: Arwas A188vI/v; Exteens 165.
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