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Inscription

upper left in plate: AB; lower center below plate mark in graphite: Tirée à 75; lower right below plate mark in graphite: ABesnard; by later hand, lower left below plate mark in graphite: No 21; by later hand, lower right in graphite: 10; by later hand, upper left verso in graphite: No 24; by later hand, upper right verso in graphite: 22-1; by later hand, lower right verso in graphite: 34

Provenance

Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bell, Cambridge, MA; gift to NGA, 1997.

Bibliography
1906
Delteil, Loys. Le peintre-graveur illustre. 31 vols. Paris: Published by the author, 1906-1926. Reprint. New York: Collectors Editions, Da Capo Press, 1969. Vol. 30 (Albert Besnard) is by Louis Godefroy.
1920
Coppier, André-Charles. Les Eaux-Fortes de Besnard. Paris: Librairie Berger-Levrault, 1920.