Original charcoal and wash drawing on white paper from the early 20th Century by Jean-Louis Forain. Signed in charcoal lower right. Titled Comedian dans sa Loge (Comedian in the Loge), the drawing portrays a comedian interacting with a patron in the box seat section of a theater. The intensity of the charcoal and wash have stood up well over time.
– Title: Comedian dans sa Loge
– Artist: Jean-Louis Forain (French, 1852-1931)
– Period: Early 20th Century
– Image size: 9-3/4 inches H x 8-1/2 inches W (24.8 cm x 21.60 cm)
– Sheet size: 11 inches H x 9-1/2 inches W (27.9 cm x 24.1 cm)
– Frame size: 20-1/2 inches H x 19-1/4 inches W (52.1 cm x 48.9 cm)
Professionally conserved and treated with deacidifier. Mounted in all acid-free materials, including, linen matte, gold fillet, and gold leaf frame. Covered in museum glass.
Price is $2,100 USD. J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity for the piece. Free shipping to North America for this work. Insurance included with shipping.