Asplund 72, state iii/III; Delteil 71, state iii/III. Edition of 75. Signed in pencil lower right: ‘Zorn’. A fine impression in fine condition aside from slight toning in the area of the mat opening, with full margins. Very rare. Plate destroyed.
Exhibited: Peintres-Graveurs Français, 1893.
After an oil painting in the possession of Mrs. Isabella Stewart Gardener of Boston, her first acquistion of his work purchased at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, initiating a friendship and correspondence between the two that lasted almost three decades.