Artist: Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant, French, 1845–1902
Title: Moroccan Prisoners.
Signed in plate.
Dimensions: Image 5 1/2" x 9 5/8". Plate 6 1/2" x 10 7/8". Sheet 11 5/8" x 17 5/8".
Materials and Techniques: Etching on wove paper.
Condition: Waviness along left margin, especially to the upper left corner. remnants of old mount verso. A detailed condition report is available on demand.
Note: J.-J. Benjamin-Constant received a third class medal at the Paris Salon in 1874 for a painting "Moroccan Prisoners". At least two more paintings dedicated to this subject are known to exist. Besides this etching executed by the artist himself, there is a woodcut engraving "Thirst: Prisoners in Morocco" from The Masterpieces of French Art by Louis Viardot, Published by Gravure Goupil et Cie, Paris, 1882, Gebbie & Co., Philadelphia, 1883.