La mort de Portia

La mort de Portia - eau forte signée

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Technique:

Lot n° 17
24,5x18,6 cm, plate mark - 24,9x18,8 cm, sheet size

 

Griffiths/Hartley, London 1997, 40
Walch, München 1971, 6

 

Nice, complete impression, with fully visible platemark and partially paper margins. Clean in condition, with fold marks in the paper on the back. With the watermark 31 "Bekröntes Wappen mit Lilie" desired by Griffiths/Hartley

 

Of great rarity, Walch could only name 8 copies in public possession
Porcia was the wife of Brutus, one of Caesar's assassins. When she heard of his suicide, she swallowed burning coals to kill herself