Auguste Brouet - The Pawnbroker - Ba 56
Ba 56

The Pawnbroker

etching (1914)
3rd state, 102 mm × 94 mm.
Printed at 75 impressions, 4+2 state proofs and 4 artist proofs.
Boutitie 39, IFF 1.8, BPL 7.
The cheek was finely hatched with the drypoint, four trial proofs were printed, then the face has been imperceptibly softened.

Previous states
2nd state, 102 mm × 94 mm.
Printed at 2 state proofs.
BPL 7.
With additional shading on the dress of the pawnbroker, under the table and on the background. The left cheek of the pawnbroker is still white.

1st state, 102 mm × 94 mm.
Printed at 3 state proofs.
BPL 7.
Before additional shading work.