Étienne Carjat (French 1828-1906), Villaret (Opera)

image size: 16 x 12 inches
Notes: Lithograph is in good condition, very faint fold mark through the middle. Housed in a very handsome frame.
Étienne Carjat was a French journalist, caricaturist and photographer. He co-founded the magazine Le Diogène, and founded the review Le Boulevard. He is best known for his numerous portraits and caricatures of political, literary and artistic Parisian figures. His best-known work is the iconic portrait of Arthur Rimbaud which he took in October 1871. The location of much of his photography is untraceable after being sold to a Mr. Roth in 1923.


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