[French, n.d., c.1882.]
Etching on thin india paper, 320 x 210mm. 12½ x 8¼". A little soiled; crease though upper left corner; glued to backing sheet at corners.
Classical genre in the vein of Lawrence Alma-Tadema: a young boy sacrificing a rooster on a tall, ornate altar; seascape beyond. A variant of this plate was published in the periodical 'L'Art' 1881/82. Asclepius is the ancient Greco-Roman god of medicine and healing. After Gustave Léon Antoine Marie Popelin (French, 1859 - 1936).
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