Madame Tellier's Excursion (Expedition #1)



Signed and titled in pencil by the artist

From "Selected Tales of Guy de Maupassant," a portfolio of 20 lithographs, each based on a Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) short story.
Edition: 250, plus trial proofs
Printed on handmade paper by Lawrence Barrett (1897-1973), Colorado Springs, CO

Bibliography L&O 396

Madame Tellier runs a brothel. When she must go to visit her brother in a town 30 miles away for the confirmation of her niece, she takes her girls along as they would be untrustworthy by themselves. In church they are given the front pews due to the "finery" of their dresses.

Sheet: 21 x 16 7/8"
Image: 13 5/8 x 11"