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Emil Orlik: Der Schläfer - The Sleeper

Der Schläfer  -  The Sleeper
etching printed in bistre and with toneplate, 1892
Plate/Image Size: 7 x 13.2 cm - (2¾ x 5¼ inches)
Sheet Size: 14.7 x 21 cm - (5¾ x 8¼ inches)
signed in pencil and dated

a very rare early etching which does not feature in any of the literature; it is doubtful whether or not there was ever an edition: although this impression bears the number '18', we know of only one other impression
a fine impression on wove paper
very slightly time darkened, otherwise in good condition