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Two (2) aquatint etchings attributed to Jacques Villon (French, 1875-1963) after paintings by Edouard Manet (France, 1832-1883). 1st item: Etching titled "Le Dejeuner sur L'herbe (The Luncheon on the Grass)" originally painted in 1863, depicting three figures, including a nude woman and two clothed men having a picnic on the grass before a pond with a nude female bather in the background. Unsigned, possibly obscured by liner. Watkins Institute of Art Collection, Belmont University, Nashville, TN label and a polaroid photograph, en verso. Housed under plexiglass in a giltwood frame with an off white linen liner. Sight: 17 3/4" H x 23 3/4" W. Framed: 26" H x 32" W. 2nd item: Etching titled "Le Balcon (The Balcony)," originally painted in 1868-69, depicting three figures, including Berthe Morisot, the painter Jean Baptiste Antoine Guillemet, and Fanny Claus, a violinist, at a balcony, with a fourth figure, possibly Manet's son Leon, visible in the shadows. Faintly signed "Manet" in the plate, lower right. Watkins Institute of Art Collection, Belmont University, Nashville, TN label and a polaroid photograph, en verso. Housed and matted under glass in a wooden frame with gilt trim. Plate: 20 1/4" H x 15 1/4" W. Sight: 21 1/2" H x 16 1/2" W. Framed: 32 1/2" H x 26 1/8" W. Both prints likely printed by the Chalcographie du Louvre, mid 20th century. Provenance: Art Collection of former Watkins College of Art; proceeds benefit scholarship endowment for students in the new Watkins College of Art at Belmont University. Condition: Both items in overall good condition. Not examined outside of frames. 2nd item: Toning, scattered minute foxing spots. Frame with minor areas of loss to gilt.