A héliogravure (photogravure) by Erwin Blumenfeld. This piece was printed by Néogravure for the first issue of Verve. Founded in 1937 by Henri Matisse’s friend E. Teriade, Verve was a lavish publication on the arts. The magazine showcased original lithographs by the leading artists of the day. The photographer's name is printed below the image in this print.