Lot 122: Portrait of John Everett Millais
October 29, 2016
Wells, ME, USA
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Description: CHARLES WALTNER (Paris, 1846 - 1925) French etcher. He studied art in Paris under Henriquel-Dupont, Gerome and Martinet. He first exhibited his etchings at the Paris Salon in 1870, and afterwards contributed to many major exhibitions. The French government appointed him a chevalier of the Legion d'honneur in 1882. Charles Waltner also collaborated with the great French etcher, Felix Braquemond, on several series of etchings. In 1900, he received the Grand Prize for his art from the Exposition Universelle. Original etching, Portrait of the artist John Everett Millais, circa 1880-81, approx. 10.5 x 8 in. plus margins. VG
Condition Report: VG