The Old Print Shop

Michigan Avenue from Park Row : in the year 1865.

  • ARTIST: Raoul Varin

  • PUBLISHER: A. Ackermann & Son, Inc. Chicago.

  • MEDIUM: Aquatint handcolored,

    DATE: 1926.

  • EDITION SIZE: Edition 100. Image size 15 3/8 x 21 5/8" (391 x 550 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Raoul Varin (1865-1943) French watercolor artist active in Europe and North America. Exhibited in the Salon of French Artist and received honorable mention in 1892. He is best remembered for a series of aquatint views of Chicago and New York. Some of the views were of scenes as he saw it, some with based on earlier views.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed in pencil, inscribed "59/100." Engraved in aquatint for Mr. Ernest Byfield by R. Varin, JNovember 1926.

  • CONDITION: Good condition and color, save for minor mat line.