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This is an original 1931 tipped-in color print (with gold gilt embellishment) of a portrait painting of a kitchen servant scrubbing pots and pans by Jean-Baptiste-SimŽon Chardin.
Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional and exclusive collection of original prints and covers from L'Illustration, a weekly French newspaper published in Paris, France. Founded by ƒdouard Charton, the first issue was published on March 4, 1843. The magazine ceased publication in 1944. L'Illustration was known for its extensive use of beautiful illustrative material as well as for its articles. The illustrated pieces represent some of the finest quality printing from that eraÐÐusing as many as a dozen unique inks, metallic inks, emboss and deboss dies, and they were printed on a variety of the finest textured and untextured papers. Much sought after by collectors, these prints and covers are eminently suitable for framing.
This 80+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. No aging. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that the gold gilt border embellishment appears brown in the digital image.
This piece was illustrated by Chardin, Jean-Baptiste Simeon. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.