Paris: Jules Meynal, 1920. Letterpress title and 36 wood-engravings loose as issued in four cloth portfolios, each print with Schmied’s chopmark and numbered in pencil “2/25”, tipped to mount and matted. Overall 475 x 328 mm. From the Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow. Item #401776
SCARCE LIMITED EDITION, number 2 of 25 copies on Chine monté (there were also 75 copies on Japon), the plates printed by François-Louis Schmied from Daumier’s original blocks. The blocks were distributed to the subscribers, whitened in such a way as to prevent future impressions.