Louis Icart Bird of Prey
His etchings epitomize the depiction of women during the art deco period.
He created in excess of 500 etchings using a combination techniques including
etchings and dry point with hand coloring as characterized in the book
"Buying Works by Icart." He created full sized etchings, erotic illustrated books,
beautiful pastel enhanced lithographs, menu covers, posters, postcards, advertising
prints, and oils on canvas.
The Lockport Street Gallery at www.lockportstreetgallery.com, actually carries this etching in stock available for sale. You are viewing an image of the actual etching.
|Bird of Prey, Etching, 1918
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Bird of Prey
Image Size 12 7/8 x 18 3/8"
Paper Size 19 5/8 x 26 3/8"
This is a loose sheet and the paper is heavy wove with the Van Gelder Zonenum watermark. The work has been conserved and the sheet is clean with no toning.
There is a repaired tear in the right margin that ends more than 1" from the image. The right corner separated from the sheet and has been put back in place. The tear is evident, but the work can be matted and framed to cover the damaged area.
The signature (lr) is strong and there is the notation "15/100" (ll).
There is good hand coloring in the lips, leaves, and berries.
This is a strong impression and a crisp clean image, with the damage noted above.
Overall the image an A+ and the sheet a B+.
Price $1,600.00 (unframed) Framing in the style of Icart is available.
You are viewing an image of the actual etching.