Armand Rassenfosse Etching ‘Femmes Damnées’ 1899

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Armand Rassenfosse Etching ‘Femmes Damnées’ 1899

Pour ‘Les Fleurs du Mal’ par Charles Baudelaire

Illustrations (eaux-fortes // etchings) de Armand Rassenfosse

Published by Paris, pour les Cent Bibliophiles., 1899

Edited on only 130 pieces !!

Etching is not framed – ‘sanguine’ edition’ – handsigned & handwritten title !

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Armand Rassenfosse Etching ‘Femmes Damnées’ 1899

Pour ‘Les Fleurs du Mal’ par Charles Baudelaire

Illustrations (eaux-fortes // etchings) de Armand Rassenfosse

Published by Paris, pour les Cent Bibliophiles., 1899

Edited on only 130 pieces !!

Etching is not framed – ‘sanguine’ edition’ – hand-signed & handwritten title!

Info on Armand Rassenfosse :

Armand Rassenfosse (6 August 1862 – 28 January 1934) was a largely self-taught Belgian graphic artist, book illustrator, and painter. His masterwork was a set of illustrations for Charles Baudelaire’s Les Fleurs du mal.

Citation :

Between 1899 and 1901, Rassenfosse undertook a major contract with Rodrigues’s « Société des Cent Bibliophiles » to illustrate Charles Baudelaire’s poems Les Fleurs du mal. He created 160 color etchings for the book. The book was published in an edition of only 130 copies. It is not only the magnum opus of Armand Rassenfosse but is also generally considered one of the highlights in the field of book illustration.

Etching is in absolute mint condition