Théophile Alexandre Steinlen (1859-1923), Swiss/French
NID DE BLESSÉS, 1917 [CAT XVIII, NO. 151]
Etching on BFK Rives watermarked laid paper with 2 'Eug. Delatre' blindstamps in the lower left and lower right bottom margins, signed and dated 917 in the plate lower left; signed in pencil lower left margin, titled "Nid de Blessis" and numbered 12/7 in pencil lower left margin
Plate/Sheet 19.3 ins x 23.4 ins; 49 cms x 59.4 cms; 21.5 ins x 28.1 ins; 54.5 cms x 71.5 cms
Steinlen went to the front twice in 1915 and 1917 where he produced many war sketches during WWI.
Private Collection, Oakville, ON