09-09-2011 09-09-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2560B Boston
September 9, 2011 12:00 PMCalender
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Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950) My Secret Love

$593$500
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950)

My Secret Love, 1927 (Holland et al., 307). Signed "Louis Icart" in pencil l.r., dated and with publisher within the plate, inscribed "Ep: d'artiste" in pencil l.l., artist's printing press dry stamp l.l. Etching and aquatint with stencil coloring on paper, oval format, plate size 18 1/2 x 14 3/4 in. (46.8 x 37.2 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $400-600

The toning is even and unobtrusive. The work has been partially removed from its frame revealing that the sheet is laid down onto an oval-shaped piece of cardboard, and has only narrow margins.

Keywords

Louis Icart, The Netherlands, printing press dry stamp l.l.