Louis Icart - Carnival

The Louis Icart Carnival 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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Carnival Etching

Louis Icart Carnival

Condition Report

Image Size: 14 3/4 x 18 1/2″
Paper Size: 18 x 21 5/8″

This is a loose sheet that has been professionally conserved. The paper is a heavy wove with no watermark. The image and sheet are very clear with the only flaw being uneven printing in the upper left background.
There are no scratches, tears, rips, or foxing or other imperfections to the image or sheet other than noted above.
The signature (lr) is strong and clear. The EM blindsstamp is in the (lc) and the notation “174” is in the (ll).
The copyright notation (ur) reads “Copyright 1920 by the F. H. Bresler & Co, Milwaukee USA” and is strong and sharp. The publisher’s notation (ul) reads “publie par L’Estampe Moderne, 12 rue Godot de Mauren, Paris 1920” and is clear and sharp.
The hand coloring is exceptional.
Overall the image an A- and the sheet an A-.

Price $700.00 (unframed) Framing in the style of Icart is available.

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