Jean Louis Forain
1852-1931 ~ French

Folies Bergeres II


This is an original etching by French Artist Jean Louis Forain(1852-1931) The title of this work is "The Folies Bergere II" This etching was created in the 1880's. Signed in the plate upper left corner. The image measures 4 X 5 3/4 inches. This etching is not hand signed in pencil. Excellent condition printed on a medium weight wove type paper, full borders, matted not framed.

Study of a Nude


This original lithograph by Jean-Louis Forain measures 10 x 12 inches on a sheet size of 19 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Created c. 1898 in probably a small but unknown edition. Cat: Johnson 48.4. Forain was an important French Impressionist painter, lithographer and etcher. Friends with Degas for over 50 years and heavily influenced by Daumier, he enjoyed depicting scenes of everyday life in the city of Paris. This print was intended for a portfolio to have been published by Ambroise Vollard. Forain was a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.