Johan Barthold JONGKIND: Cahier de 6 eaux-fortes - 1862



[Set of Six Etchings - Views of Holland]

Etching. Cover title: 117 x 180 mm; title page: 137 x 218 mm; 6 plates: 174 to 177 x 215 to 218 mm. Delteil 1 to 7: Delteil 2, 3, 4 and 7: 1st state (of 2), Delteil 5 and 6: 2nd state (of 3), Delteil 1: 2nd state (of 2).

The complete suite of 6 etchings and the etched title page inside a grey-green wove paper cover with the etched title: CHEZ L'AUTUER RUE CHEVREUSE 9 / CAHIER / D'EAUX FORTES / PAR / JONGKIND / IMPR. DELÂTRE PARIS 1862 / RUE ST JAQUES 265.

All the plates including the title page are printed with surface tone on light ivory laid paper with watermark HUDELIST or HALLINES. The six etchings are proofs before the addition of Auguste Delâtre's address. The title plate (Delteil 1) is of the 2nd state (of 2).

The six etchings are titled as follows:

-The Canal
- Houses along the canal
-The Nurse
-The Towpath
-The Moored Boat
-The Two Sailboats.

The seven sheets are in excellent condition, apart from a few very small foxmarks in the margins, a very little tear (5 mm) on the upper edge of the 5th plate, a very little ink spot printed in the sky of the 2nd plate. Little tears on the edge of the fragile cover. Full margins (sheets: 355 to 360 x 518 to 523 mm).