French (1890 - 1950)
Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon - 1949
Les Amours de Psyche et de Cupidon, written by Jean de la Fontaine with illustrations by Louis Icart,
consists of 22 full page color etchings and 2 partial page color etchings as chapter headings,
The book was published in 1949 with a total edition of 150, plus editions for the artist. This is Icart's last illustrated book. The page size is 10 x 13 1/4" and the full page plate size is 6 1/2 x 9 1/4".
The etchings shown below are from one of the books issued to the artist and are being sold individually and are not titled. The etchings have been numbered for identification purposes. The indiviual etchings are priced below and all are in fine condition. Note, that none of the etchings are signed. Icart did not, as a rule, sign his bookplate etchings. If these etchings were signed, the signatures would likely be a facsimile. The back of each etching is signed and dated by John Bates as verification of authenticity. A Certificate of Authenticity is also provided.
The individual etchings are available, priced as indicated below. Click on Thumbnails to view enlarged image.
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