Rathbone, Augusta (American, 1897-1990). BRITTANY VILLAGE. Etching and Aquatint, not dated, but circa 1930-1938. Edition of 16, signed in pencil and numbered "3/16." Rathbone was from California, but she travelled in Europe, spending time in Paris and on the French Riviera. In 1938 she collaborated with a writer and a photographer on a book titled "French Riviera Villages," in which reproductions of 12 of her Riviera aquatints were colored in pochoir. 9 5/8 x 12 5/8 inches (plate), 13 1/4 x 19 1/2 inches (sheet). A very strong Modernist composition, in excellent condition.
Inventory # 12929