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Emil Orlik: Ein Glückliches Jahr 1897

Ein Glückliches Jahr 1897
etching, 1896
Plate/Image Size: 11.9 x 6.8 cm - (4¾ x 2¾ inches)
Sheet Size: 18.5 x 12.5 cm - (7¼ x 5 inches)
signed in pencil, signed 'Emil Orlikm München 1896' in the plate

a fine very detailed impression of this early etching designed as a New Year greetings card
(edition size unknown but probably gifted, not sold)
Orlik depicts himself preparing an etching plate; his tools are on the table and acids on the right
on cream card with deckled edges
in perfect condition
RARE - the only other impression we have seen was on a smaller card