"The Picture Book" by J. Alden Weir
Etching, ca. 1890, Z.56, Original Ed. unknown, 1927 Ed. 25 plus proofs, 6-15/16 x 5, signed with reversed initials in the plate lower left, on cream laid simili japan paper with substantial margins, slightest toning within mat opening, original brown paper hinges recto. An unsigned proof printed by Weir's daughter Caro Weir Ely, outside the edition of 25 signed & numbered in pencil by her in 1927, and exhibited the same year at Keppel & Co. in New York City. A rich and luminous impression of this tender portrait of Weir's daughter Caro,in the living room of their Branchville, CT home. Descended in the family of the artist.