Aquatint by Legrand showing an elegant Parisian woman wrapped in a cloak or fur stole, leaning on one hand, either enjoying an aperitif or perhaps singing. Printed signature with the initials LL at the lower right.
Legrand (1863 - 1951), worked in Paris during the Belle Epoque as an illustrator for weekly magazines and as an apprentice to the Belgian artist Félicien Rops. From Rops, Legrand learned printmaking at which he excelled, focussed on Paris’ night life and its seamier side. Image 5 x 7"; paper 12 x 17 1/2" Very good condition. Item #24509