A pastel drawing on wove paper, hand-signed lower right "Louis Legrand." This pastel drawing is a maquette for the etching and drypoint Le Cadre (Exteens 327; Arwas A445). This image was one of 30 etchings that were created by the artist to illustrate the 1914 book of poems selected by Legrand titled Poèmes à l'eáu forte, published by Gustave Pellet.
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