Félicien Rops

At a Dinner of Atheists


heliogravure, soft-ground etching


Félicien Rops (Belgian, 1833-1898)

"À un dîner d'athées" ["At a Dinner of Atheists"]

circa 1886

heliogravure retouched with soft-ground etching (vernis mou) on Japan paper

sheet 50 x 32 cm

signed in red pencil lower center: "Felicien Rops" (lower center)

collection stamp lower right and verso

catalogue raisonne: Exsteens 1066 ?.


a subject taken from the Les diaboliques series (1886), of a similar small format but executed with a different technique




Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection

Los Altos Hills, California