Louis Icart - Bird of Prey
The Louis Icart Bird of Prey etching fits the description that his etchings depict elegant women during the art deco period.
He created more than of 500 etchings by using different techniques. These include
etching and dry point combined with hand coloring. Furthermore, the book
“Buying Works by Icart.” describes his methods. Mainly he created full sized etchings.
But he also liked erotic illustrated books, and pastel enhanced lithographs.
Futher, he produced menu covers, advertising prints, and oils on canvas.
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You may go to the main Louis Icart page for complete etching information.
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 $1,300.00 (unframed) Framing in the style of Icart is available.
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