Etching, 1936. A very good impression of the second state of two, printed on chine collé on thick white wove paper. Titled, numbered and signed in black chalk Bagnante 15/50 Luigi Bartolini; under the signature blind stamp Luigi Bartolini Incisore all'acquaforte. With margins, defects at margins, generally in very good condition. To the platemark 196 x 79 mm, the entire sheet measuring 304 x 170 mm.
A first state of this etching, before the reduction of the plate, is in the Collezione Timpanaro, at the Museo della Grafica, Pisa, titled Sul Passirio; see Alessandro Tosi. Luigi Bartolini. Le incisioni della Collezione Timpanaro. Firenze, Olschki, 1998; no. 19. For other impressions of the second state see: Galleria Marca d’Acqua, Luigi Bartolini. Incisioni “uniche o rare” 1923 – 1943, exhibition catalogue, Milan, 2003, no. 16, with the title Ragazza con le mani ai fianchi and dated 1936; see also Luigi Bartolini: Meglio ancora un’acquaforte, edited by Siro Leonelli and Matteo Crespi, exhibition catalogue, Il Bulino Antiche Stampe, Milan, 2008, no. 15, titled Lungo l'Adige.
See, on Bartolini prolific activity as an etcher, the website luigibartolini.com, constantly updated.