Anatole France, pseudonym for Jacques Anatole Thibault, celebrated French writer, b. in Paris 1844. Drawn direct on plate. Zorn has a slight contour sketch. The artist states that this etching was done before the other portraits of the celebrated Frenchman executed in 1906.
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Gift; H. C. Merrill; October 20, 1953
Date from catalogue raisonné.
Asplund, Karl. “Zorn’s engraved work : a descriptive catalogue.” Vol. II. Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1990, San Francisco.
Title from catalogue raisonné.
Asplund: A. 204
Additional information from catalogue raisonné: Drawn direct on plate. Zorn has a slight contour sketch. The artist states that this etching was done before the other portraits of celebrated Frenchmen executed in 1906.
Fourth state. With new horizontal and diagonal lines above the thumb.
On the plate, 1906 Zorn. Plate exists.