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    Louis Icart

    Louis Icart "Wisteria" Etching 1940

    $1,400 (approx conversion from £995)

    Item details

    Louis Icart ( 1888 - 1950 ) Etching and Aquatint on paper, framed and signed in pencil on lower border.

    The Etching “ Wisteria” was published in 1940. The image is 54cm x 44cm. The overall measurement including original frame 79cm wide x 69cm high. In excellent vintage condition.

    Louis Icart was a French artist best known for his drawings of glamorous women - often erotic or humorous in tone - as well as for his depiction of 1920s Paris life. He was born in Toulouse, France in 1888, and began drawing at a young age. In 1907 he moved to Paris and began studying painting, drawing and printmaking. Influenced by Jean Antoine Watteau, Francois Boucher and Jean Honore Fragonard, he was a major figure of the Art Deco period, with his work surging in popularity in both the United States and Europe. He died on December 20th 1950 at his home in Paris.

    Dimensions
    W: 69cm  (27.2")H: 79cm  (31.1")D: 5cm  (2")
    Code
    SQ4194468
    Period
    Early 20th Century
    Nationality
    French

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