Espadelada - Lougada.The Brake of Flax - in Lougada - Portugal.
Limited edition: 5/8. Very rare drypoint. 235 x 160mm, 9¼ x 6¼". Paper watermarked. "Johannot-Montgolfier. Annonay" Some faint toning.
Flax strippers in Lougada, Portugal. Johannot and Montgolfier had paper mills at Annonay in France. The balloonist Montgolfier brothers were from the same town so it is likely they were from the same family.
[Ref: 12702] £140.00