1904 Print Paul Gavarni French Art Josephine Writing Letters Quill Feather XDA5


This is an original 1904 halftone print of "...Jes Suis Pour La Vie Votre Fidel Et Sincere Aimable Amie, Josephine" (...I am while life lasts your faithful and sincere lovable friend, Josephine") fro the "La Boite Aux Lettres" ("The Mailbox") collection.

French caricaturist and artist Paul Gavarni favored the stone medium over any other in their artwork styles. He was also among the most accomplished lithographic draughtsmen in the world.


This 107+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Light aging in margins. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is printing on the verso of this halftone print. There is some minor bleed through on this print.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 10.25 inches; 18 x 26 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Gavarni, Paul. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Correspondence

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