Auguste Brouet - The Fratellini - Ba 462
Ba 462

The Fratellini

etching (1920)
On the left, a series of passages leads the eye to an illuminated circus arena. Several characters, waiting their turn, populate this backstage. On the right, a group of three clowns with their instruments, the Fratellinis.
2nd state, 395 mm × 245 mm.
Printed at 100 impressions and 10 artist proofs.
Boutitie 242, IFF 17. 4 et 17.5, BN, Universität Osnabrück, auteur, EB 61, EB 62, EG 30, EG C 14.
Final state with many additional shadow works and indications of the show in the circus arena.

Priv. coll.
Previous state
1st state, 395 mm × 245 mm.
Printed at 4 impressions.
Boutitie 241, IFF 17. 4 et 17.5, BN, BPL 13, EB 61.
The main characters are etched with the line, some shadows were added to build the group of clowns.