Auguste Brouet - The Potato Seller - Ba 52
Ba 52

The Potato Seller

etching, aquatint (1913)
4th state, 140 mm × 118 mm.
Printed at 75 impressions and 1 3 state proof.
Boutitie 55, BPL 14.
The basket has been made lighter and the woman more strongly modelled to restore a correct perspective.

Previous states
3rd state, 140 mm × 118 mm.
Printed at 1 3 state proof.
BPL 14.
More shading on the foreground. The seller stands out from the background but without contrast between the basket and the women.

2nd state, 140 mm × 118 mm.
Printed at 1 3 state proof.
BPL 14.
With the background but without modelling. The figures do not stand out of the background.

1st state, 140 mm × 118 mm.
Printed at 1 3 state proof.
BPL 14.
Without the background. The seller and the customer are lightly etched, the child and the cart are barely discernable.