Mother and child after Jozef Israëls

Jozef Israëls
Romijn Art
Photogravure after painting by Jozef Israëls 'Mother and child' (1896). A theme many times repeated by Jozef Israëls. According to Jan Veth this is one of the last paintings by the artist on this subject. This impressive photogravure is marked with numer 10 as part of the original portfolio with 50 photogravures of world-famous paintings by Jozef Israëls published by Gebr. E.M. Cohen Amsterdam and printed by Meissenbach & Riffarth Berlin in 1904. In 1904 the painting was part of the private collection of Sir John Charles Day in London. Location today unknown. Photogravure is the term for a photomechanical process of printmaking in which a photographic image is transferred to a metal plate that is then printed in intaglio. Paper produced especially for this publication is watermarked "Jozef Israëls/ Uitgave van Gebrs. E & M Cohen/ Van Gelder Zonen". The publishing house was established by members of Dutch bookselling and publishing dynasty initially based in Arnhem and Nijmegen. The family was Jewish and the firm was liquidated following the rise of Nazism. Handmade frame to fit this unique work of art. As standard in our Gallery this is the framed with special anti-reflective a
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