A Gentilly


A drypoint etching from 1910. Catalog: G-373. Plate signed. The exquisite shading in this print exemplifies Lepere's mastery of the medium. The plate measures 7 1/8 x 9 inches on 9 7/8 x 12 1/2 inch paper. Auguste-Louis Lepere was one of the leading French printmakers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He began studying printmaking at the age of 13 with Joseph Burn-Smeeton in Paris and quickly made a name for himself with his innovative style and technically brilliant etchings and wood engravings.