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Bill Lying on His Mother's Lap= c.1889, Soft ground etching and aquatint.

Breeskin 101. Second state (of 5). Signed in pencil.

Image size 7 1/16 x 5 3/8 inches (179 x 137 mm); sheet size 14 9/16 x 10 inches (370 x 254 mm).

A fine painterly impression, in umber ink, on laid Blauw verdatre (pale gray-green) paper, with full margins (2 1/8 to 4 1/4 inches). Minor surface soiling; soft creasing and rippling in the margins; otherwise in excellent condition. An extremely rare, second state impression, of this scarce print.

Ex-collection Robert Hartshorne, with his stamp verso, lower right image corner.

Collections: Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco.