This is a fine, richly printed impression of Harris’ third and final state, printed after Strolin’s cancellation of the plate in 1905, showing the small hole at the top and bottom of the plate, from the edition published in the Theodore Duret book Manet and the French Impressionists, published by Grant Richards, London, 1910. Catalogue reference: Guerin 59; Harris 75 iii/iii. Literature regarding this artwork: Etienne Moreau-Nélaton, Manet: graveur et lithographe, Loys Delteil, Paris, 1906, no. 41; Anne C. Hanson, Edouard Manet: 1832-1883, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, 1966, no. 107, p. 125; Juliet Wilson, Edouard Manet: l’oeuvre gravé. Chefs-d’oeuvre du Department des Estampes de la Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, Stadverwaltung Ingleheim, Ingleheim am Rhein, 1977, no. 76; Juliet Wilson, Manet: dessins, aquarelles, eaux-forts, lithographies, correspondence, Galerie Huguette Berès, Paris, 1978, no. 65; Jay McKean Fisher, The Prints of Edouard Manet, International Exhibitions Foundation, Washington D.C., 1985, no. 57.
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