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Emil Orlik: Heimkehr vom Felde - Return from the Field

Heimkehr vom Felde - Return from the Field
etching with drypoint and roulette, 1897
Plate/Image Size: 18.3 x 31.3 cm - (7¼ x 12¼ inches)
Sheet Size: 30 x 45 cm - (11¾ x 17¾ inches)
fully signed 'Emil Orlik' and dated '98 in pencil

a wonderful impression of one of the most important of Orlik's early etchings of Bohemian peasant life; his prodigious etching technique is displayed in the details of the womens' faces in the foreground and the hay wagon in the landscape
on wove paper with full, wide margins
apart from light handling creases in the outer margins, in excellent condition