The Signal

Pencil on paper


Initialed and dated by the artist in pencil lower left

For "Selected Tales of Guy de Maupassant," a portfolio of 20 lithographs, each based on a Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) short story.

Provenance Estate of the artist

The baroness de Grangerie, noticing how a woman across the street has a man come into her house by the slightest nod of her head at the window, decides to try the same thing. After it works, she is most concerned with her reputation and what to do with the money the man leaves.

Composed in reverse of the lithograph.

13 3/4 x 11"