Louis Icart; Little Book

$1,659.00 CAD
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About

 

Louis Cart 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 became a major figure of the Art Deco period, with his work surging in popularity in both the United States and Europe throughout the 1920s and 1930s. He also worked as a designer in fashion studios during a time when the industry was undergoing a major change, moving away from the conservatism of the 19th century towards a more progressive simplicity. He died on December 20, 1950, at his home in Paris, France. He is best known for his drawings of glamorous women, often erotic or mildly humorous in tone as well as for his depictions of 1920s Paris life. 

Medium: Original Copper Plate Engraving

Edition: From The Limited Edition

Signature: Signed

Image Size: 17.5" x 12 3/4"

Frame Size: Approx. 29" x 25" x 2"

Frame: This item is sold framed. Since it has been previously displayed the frame may have minor imperfections. Please contact us for a detailed condition report.

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