Lot 227: 1880's Photogravure Print, The Japanese Ferry
November 27, 2016
Bluffton, SC, USALive Auction
Description: Original 1883 photogravure print from the original 1872 painting by Paul M. Lenoir, published in an Imperial Edition, limited to 1000, of "The Masterpieces Of French Art" by Louis Viardot, Goupil & Co. engravers, Paris. Printed on Japon paper, complete with informative divider page. The scene - a group of Japanese ladies , in a decorative raft, complete with parasol, are being pulled across the water by seven nude swimmers (human propellers ).11" X 14".