ERNESTO BAZZARO (Milan 1859 - 1937) FEMALE NUDE LYING
Etching and aquatint, Mezzetti 33.
A) A fine impression, richly inked, printed on strong wove paper. Signed in the plate 'Bazzaro . E'. To the platemark 210 x 397 mm, the entire sheet measuring 297 x 471 mm. Amalia Mezzetti did not describe states for this print, but this impression is an earlier state compared with the one (Bertarelli collection) illustrated in Marica Magni, 'Ernesto Bazzaro (1859-1937)', Milan, 1986; page 88, no. 25, fig. 42.
B) A very early working proof, trimmed inside the platemark, the sheet measuring 172 x 394 mm. On the verso another, defective, impression.