Mademoiselle Fifi



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 398

In occupied Rouen, a young "girl of the evening" stabs a loutish Prussian officer known to his comrades as "Mademoiselle Fifi"
because of his dandified style. She escapes and is successfully hidden by the local Cure until the occupation is over.

Sheet reduced

Sheet: 15 7/8 x 12 5/8"
Image: 14 5/8 x 11"