Auguste Brouet - Basket Makers in Sartrouville - Ba 95
Ba 95

Basket Makers in Sartrouville

etching (1913)
7th state, 268 mm × 252 mm.
Printed at 75 impressions and 4 state proofs.
Boutitie 46, BPL 9.
Upon the resquest of the publisher, the tree trunk above the drum and the base of the trunk next to it have been strengthened.

Previous states
6th state, 268 mm × 310 mm.
Printed at 3 state proofs.
BPL 9.
The plate has been reetched, but the caravan in the background has been left out. Printed by Delātre. The tree trunk above the drum is barely visible.

5th state, 268 mm × 218 mm.
Printed at 1 state proof.
BPL 9.
The plate has been replaned. The content of the cart is undistinguishable.

4th state, 268 mm × 216 mm.
Printed at 1 state proof.
BPL 9.
The plate has been lightly abbraded. The proof is less sharp, the background is blurred.

3rd state, 268 mm × 216 mm.
Printed at 25 impressions and 6 artist proofs.
Boutitie 46B, BPL 9.
The ladnscape in the background has been altered: a church tower is now to be seen. The left hand side of the cart has been made lighter, the weel and the bars stand out. Two elongated white spots on the tree trunk.

2nd state, 268 mm × 216 mm.
Printed at 3 state proofs.
BPL 9.
With a few additions in the background, but the plate is overbitten. The left hand side of the cart is smudgy. There is no pure white on the tree trunk in the foreground. Printed by Delātre.

1st state, 268 mm × 216 mm.
Printed at 2 ou 3 state proofs.
Boutitie 46A, BPL 9.
There is a caravan in the background, with two figures. The tree trunk left is only half shaded. The sign of the cart is only half shaded.