Louis Icart Laziness,

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 Laziness etching


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Laziness, 1925 Original Frame

Laziness

Image Size: 15 x 19"
Paper Size: 22 1/8 x 25"
The paper is heavy wove with a partial BFK RIVES watermark. The etching has been conserved, is mounted on cream paper. There is minor toning where the sheet was in contact with a previous matte.
There are no scratches or foxing to the sheet. There is a horizontal tear in the right margin, but it does not penetrate to the plate mark or the image.
The signature (lr) is very strong. The notation "EA" appears in the (ll) that is the designation for artist proof.
The copyright (ul) reads "Copyright 1925 by les Graveurs Modernes 194 Rue de Rivoli, Paris" and is clear and strong.
The image is clean and sharp with strong hand coloring to the lips, face, hair, fan, and shoes. Overall this is a strong impression.
Overall the image is an A and the sheet an A-.

Price $1,450.00 Framed with the original frame and new conservation mattes, Museum glass with French lines.

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Laziness, 1925

Laziness

Image Size: 14 7/8 x 18 15/16"
Paper Size: 17 3/16 x 21 1/8"
The paper is heavy, cream, wove. The etching has been professionally conserved.
There is no foxing to the sheet or image. There is repaired damage in the image in the right center quadrant that is quite difficult to see and there is a short (1”) repaired cut in the left quadrant that is quite difficult to see. The upper right corner is missing a piece about 3” by 1/2”. This extends to within 3/4” of the image.
The signature (lr) is strong and there is the notation “epd’a” in the (ll).
The copyright (ul) reads "Copyright 1925 by les Graveurs Modernes 194 Rue de Rivoli, Paris" and is clear and strong.
The image is clean with a B and the sheet a B.

Price $850.00 Framing in the style of Icart is available.

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