"Girl Winnowing Buck Wheat" Original Etching by Frédéric-Auguste La Guillermie (1841-1934)
UNFRAMED: HEIGHT: 7½ | WIDTH: 5½
An original etching by French artist Frédéric-Auguste La Guillermie, (1841-1934), titled "Girl Winnowing Buck Wheat" executed by La Guillermie's hand in 1875. All archival, museum quality framing. This etching was published by Gazette des Beaux-Arts. The Gazette des Beaux-Arts was a French art review, found in 1859 by Édouard Houssaye, with Charles Blanc as its first chief editor. Assia Visson Rubinstein was chief editor under the direction of George Wildenstein from 1928 until 1960. Her papers, which include all editions of the Gazette from this period, are intact at the Cantonal and University Library of Lausanne in Dorigny. The Gazette was a world reference work on art history for nearly 100 years - one other editor in chief, from 1955 to 1987, was Jean Adhémar. It was bought in 1928 by the Wildenstein family, whose last representative was Daniel Wildenstein, its director from 1963 until his death in 2001. The review closed in 2002.
Frèdèric Auguste La Guillermie, (1841-1934), was a Painter, Etcher, and Illustrator. Frédéric Auguste La Guillermie was born in Paris. He studied under Flameng and Bouguereau, and made his debut at the Salon in 1863.