Original lithograph in black-green ink on vellum paper by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Artist’s monogram on the stone lower left. Clemenceau a Busk (Clemenceau in Busk) is image ten from the book Au Pied du Sinai, by George Clemenceau. 355 impressions in this ink and paper combination (out of a total of 810 impressions in different combinations of inks/papers). References: Jean Adhemar, Toulouse-Lautrec: His complete lithographs and drypoints, 245; Gotz Adriani, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Graphic Works, 223; Wolfgang Wittrock, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Prints, Vol. 2, 198.
George Clemenceau’s book, Au Pied du Sinai (At the Foot of Sinai), was published in 1898 by Henri Floury and Printed by Chamerot et Renouard. It told stories of the life of Jews in Poland. Lautrec executed ten illustrations for the book and a cover piece. (Two additional illustrations and an alternate cover were also designed, but not used.)
Background information on La Pied Du Sinai by the National Gallery of Australia.
– Title: Clemenceau a Busk, image 10 from Au Pied du Sinai
– Artist: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (French, 1864-1901)
– Year of publication: 1898
– Image size: 7-1/2 inches H x 6-1/4 inches W (19 cm x 15.9 cm)
– Sheet size: 10 inches H x 7-5/8 inches W (25.4 cm x 19.3 cm)
– Frame size: 21-1/4 H inches x 20 inches W (54 cm x 50.8 cm)
Conservation framed in antiqued gold molding with dark brown liner. Finished with brown linen matting, contrasting matte and gold fillet. All materials are archival quality. Set behind a UV resistant acrylic cover.
Price is $980 USD. J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity for the piece. Free shipping to North America on this piece. Insurance included in shipping.