Le Blesse de la Face. Dear [-] This is to acknowledge with deepest thanks the receipt of your contribution of [-] to the fund for the Special American Hospital in Paris for wounds of the Face and JawRespectfully Yours.
Drypoint etching. 180 x 115mm (7 x 4½"). Scarce.
A contribution receipt, one of at least two designed by the sculptor Auguste Rodin (1840-1917) to raise money to help First World War soldiers with bad facial injuries. The place features before-and-after portraits of one fortunate enough to receive treatment.
V. Thorson Rodin Graphics pg 69.
[Ref: 39088] £850.00