André-Victor-Edouard Devambez (France) 1867-1944. Quai de Metro heure de pointe (Metro Platform at Rush-hour). Lithograph, 1910. Ed: 50. Scarce, this impression an apparent artist's proof before the edition. Signed with pencil, l.r. Signed on the stone, l.l. Inscribed with pencil, Epreuve d'artiste, l.l. Printed in colors (by Auguste Clot ?) on sturdy, cream wove paper with complete margins. 185 x 460 mm. (7 1/4 x 18 1/8 in.).
A great commentary on the perils of the new and modern life in Paris. One other impression that has been examined indicates an edition of 50.