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Original Signed Louis Icart Etching Titled "Idleness" or Laziness" Bear Rug 1925

US$2,850

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Louis Icart (1888-1950) artist that worked in America and France. This Erotic etching and aquatint printed with colour and with hand colour titled "SMOKE' (FUMÉE), 1926" showing a beautiful woman in a diaphanous gown reclining on a bear skin rug with a lit cigarette and incense burner. Pencil signed by Icart, lower right., has embossed Windmill L-M Paris stamp and pencil # 325 on left side. Plate in frame is 19.5 x 14 inches, sight 26" x 21-3/8". Some discoloration and marks to the arts borders, lighter color near T of his signature. Not examined outside of frame. Sorry for the reflections in the glass. Provenance : This was from the collection of Edith & C.C. Johnson Spink, founding family and former owners of the Sporting News. ST. LOUIS • The estate of a baseball news mogul and his wife, has given the St. Louis Art Museum 225 works valued at no less than $50 million, including two paintings by Norman Rockwell, two each by Andrew and Jamie Wyeth, and more than 200 works of Asian art. Charles Claude Johnson Spink was the publisher of The Sporting News, then a St. Louis-based weekly newspaper known as the nation’s “Bible of Baseball.”.

Details

  • Creator
    Louis Icart (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 24.25 in. (61.6 cm)Width: 28.25 in. (71.76 cm)Depth: .75 in. (1.91 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1925
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Bright etching , not faded. Not examined outside of frame.
  • Seller Location
    St. Louis, MO
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU820223369432

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    Ships From: St. Louis, MO
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