A woman kneels to gather firewood in the clearing of a forest while her son contents himself by sitting at the foot of a tree nearby in this early landscape study with figures by the master Belgian pictorialist Gustave Marissiaux. (1872 -1929) Titled Reisigsammlerin within the lower plate margin, (Brushwood Collector) this vintage Chine-collé, hand-pulled photogravure was printed in 1897 and included in the important German publication Die Kunst in der Photographie.
Several visible foxing areas to top, bottom and left margin of plate margins and extremely slight foxing area hardly visible to upper left corner of image recto. Please inspect both photographs with listing. (please email if you require additional photos)
image: 16.5 x 11.7 cm
support: 34.0 x 25.8 cm
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Note: printed with credit of Georges Marissiaux within lower left corner of plate impression
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