Lot n° 135
600 - 1000
[VERLAINE 1893]. Jules FAEHLEIN (born in... - Lot 135 - Kâ-Mondo
[VERLAINE 1893]. Jules FAEHLEIN (born in Mulhouse, 19th - 20th century, student of Henner and Gérôme and debut at the Salon des artistes français in 1895).
Portrait of Verlaine falling asleep at the Procope before a glass of absinthe.
Graphite and stump.
Dedication of the painter in ink "To my cousin Jeanne Arger [...?] J. Faehlein, Paul Verlaine au Procope 1895. Bears an annotation on the back "Belonging to Jeanne Beltrand. Jacques Beltrand".
26.5 × 20.5 cm.
(Heavily soiled paper, missing margins, very slight tears, ink retouching on part of the dedication).
- Jane Arger, singer, wife of engraver Jacques Beltrand (from 1930).
Attached: a passport for the island of Jersey dated 1870 of Mrs. Virgine Arger née Faehlein.
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