CARLO PAOLO AGAZZI (Milan 1870 – 1922) MATERNITA'
Etchings, unknown to Mezzetti. A quite interesting pair of impressions, sold together.
a) An early state, before the reduction of the plate and before extensive interventions with the burnisher. Printed in reddish ink on wove paper. Signed in pencil, bottom righ, Carlo Paolo Agazzi. Paper much toned, a tear and other minor defects at the margins. 320 x 410 mm, the full sheet measuring 418 x 490 mm.
b) An impression of a subsequent state, after the reduction of the plate and extensive interventions with the burnisher. Printed on wove paper in brownish ink. Signed in pencil, bottom right, C. Agazzi. A few obtrusive stains, paper toned, mounting remains and other defects on the verso. 320 x 297 mm, the full sheet measuring 350 x 240 mm.