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Moulin de Pierre (The Stone Windmill). c. 1930. Etching. 4 7/8 x 8 1/8 (sheet 7 1/8 x 10 1/16). Edition 50, #6. A fine impression printed on the full sheet of cream laid paper. Monogrammed in the plate; signed, numbered and titled in pencil. $200.
Le Portail (The Gate. Frotenac). c. 1930. Etching. 4 1/16 x 2 3/4 (sheet 5 11/16 x 4). Edition 30, #20. A fine impression printed on the full sheet of cream wove paper. Signed and titled in pencil; annotated 'Frontenac' and monogrammed in the plate. $125.
The post-Impressionist painter and printmaker Maurice Victor Achener was born at Mulhouse in Alsace. Achener studied at the Strasbourg Beaux-Arts, and then in the ateliers of the engraver Peter Halm and the painter Ludwig von Loefftz in Munich. He also studied with Jean-Paul Laurens in Paris. Achener was taught the art of wood engraving by Herbert Lespinasse and Jules Germain. Maurice Achener exhibited with the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts from 1914, and also with the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Arts Décoratifs.
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