Clemenceau With the Eye Doctor
lithograph in black ink on vellum paper by Toulouse-Lautrec. Artist's mongram on the stone lower left. Clemenceau
et L'Oculiste Mayer (Clemenceau and the Eye Doctor, Mayer) is image seven 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).
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 created ten illustrations for the book and a cover piece. (Two additional illustrations and an alternate
cover were also designed, but not used.)
References: Adhemar, Toulouse-Lautrec: His Complete Lithographs
and Drypoints, 247; Adriani, Toulouse-Lautrec: The Complete Graphic Works, 220; Wittrock, Toulouse-Lautrec:
The Complete Prints, Vol. 2, 195.
- Clemenceau at L'Oculiste, Mayer, image 7 from Au Pied
- Year of Publication: 1898
- Image size: 6-7/8
inches H x 5-5/8 inches W (17.5 cm x 14.2 cm)
size: 9-7/8 inches H x 8-1/8 inches W (25.0 cm x 20.0 cm)
- Framed size: 19-1/2 inches H
x 18 inches W (49.5 cm x 45.7 cm)
Conservation framed in antiqued French
gold moulding with tan linen matting and gold fillet. All materials are archival quality. Set behind a UV resistant acrylic
is $1,200 USD. Free shipping to North America on this piece. Please contact us for shipping to Europe. Insurance included in shipping.
J D Smith Fine Art will provide a Certificate of Authenticity for the piece.