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Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950) Paresse (Laziness)

Auction:
2895B
Lot:
8
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2895B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 13, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950)

Paresse (Laziness), 1925, published by Gravures Modernes, Paris (Holland et al., 246). Signed "Louis Icart" in pencil l.r, dated and identified within the plate, inscribed "A/159." in pencil l.l., artist's dry stamp l.l. Etching with aquatint and stencil coloring on paper, plate size 15 3/4 x 19 3/8 in. (39.9 x 49.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Light-struck, foxing, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $500-700

The overmat is affixed to the support so the sheet edges cannot be examined. The foxing is predominantly along the bottom margin.


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Louis Icart, Aquatint, Book collecting, Foxing, Icart, Papermaking, Pencil, Printmaking, Paris, Netherlands

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