Théophile Alexandre Steinlen
Berthine aux Yeux Verts, from “Gil Blas”, 1896
Crauzat 660. From "Gil Blas"; vol. 6, no. 43, 23 October 1896. Signed in image lower left: "Steinlen". A fine impression in fine condition aside from overall toning and slight fraying along edges; printed on full sheet measuring 16 x 10 3/4 inches. Illustration for "Berthine aux Yeux Verts", a story by the French writer, Jacques de Gachons (b.1868). "Gil Blas" was a weekly political and literary journal published for ten years during the turn of the twentieth century.