A fine, richly printed proof impression of Arwas’ second and final state (apart from the regular edition of 130), this is one of only ten hors commerce impressions. This work is signed in the plate at the lower right Louis Legrand. One of twenty plates illustrating the Eugène Romero book Faune Parisienne, published by Gustave Pellet, Paris, 1901 and printed by Philippe Renouard, Paris. Catalogue reference: Arwas A199i/ii; Exteens 176.
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