Louis Icart Puff of Smoke

His etchings epitomize the depiction of women during the art deco period.
He created in excess of 500 etchings using a combination techniques including
etchings and dry point with hand coloring as characterized in the book
"Buying Works by Icart." He created full sized etchings, erotic illustrated books,
beautiful pastel enhanced lithographs, menu covers, posters, postcards, advertising
prints, and oils on canvas.

The Lockport Street Gallery at www.lockportstreetgallery.com, actually carries this etching in stock available for sale. You are viewing an image of the actual etching.

Louis Icart Puff of Smoke etching


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Puff of Smoke, 1922

Puff of Smoke

Image Size: 19 1/8 x 13 1/2" (oval)
Paper Size: 23 7/8 x 18 1/4" (rectangular)
The paper is heavy wove and is backed with linen. The etching has been professionally conserved.
There is no light toning, acid burn, pinholes, foxing, or tears to the image or sheet.
The signature is in crayon and is strong (lr), and the work bears the notations "27" and "Agarette" (ll).
The copyright (ur) reads "Copyright 1922 by Bresler Co, Milwaukee" and the editor's notation (ul) reads "Publie par l’Estampe Moderne 14 rue de Richelieu Paris 1922." Both are clear and moderate.
The hand coloring is very good.
Overall the image is an A and the sheet is an A-.

Price $1,350.00 (unframed) Framing in the style of Icart is available.

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