Charles Bargue, Little Eve

Bargue, Charles (1825 Paris 1883). (Little Eve.) Young girl in off-the-shoulder dress arrogantly withholding the apples in her arm from the little sister. Steel engraving by William French (c. 1815 – East Grinstead 1898). 3rd quarter of the 19th century. Inscribed: C. Bargue. / W. French sc. / Druck u. Verlag d. Englischen Kunstanstalt v. A. H. Payne, Leipzig & Dresden., otherwise as above. 7⅝ × 5¼ in (19.4 × 13.4 cm). – See the pendant (Sweet Desire) by Edouard de Beaumont.

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