Famous for his characters pierrot and colombine. A prominent figure in the Montmartre hill. The drawing: catastrophe in st pierre de la martinique, probably the eruption of the peeled mountain in 1902.
Original drawing in china ink + pencil on gillot paper. Legend at the bottom "it could be the work of a great captain". Format: 25.7 x 23.2 cm.
The paper "gillot" is a raster scratch card. This made it possible to obtain 3 easy-to-reproduce tones in printing: the black of the ink, the gray of the weft (which could be points or lines), the white in the scraped parts. This paper was used by many illustrators from the late 19th century / early 20th century.
Possible hand delivery in Paris 9th. The item "original drawing of adolphe willette martinique eruption of the mountain peeled" is on sale since Saturday, February 27, 2016. It is in the category "art, antiquities \ art of the nineteenth and before \ drawings, wash".The seller is "dessinoriginal" and is located in paris. This item can be shipped anywhere in the world.