The Signal



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 403

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.

Sheet: 21 x 16 7/8"
Image: 14 9/16 x 11 3/16"