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) Pur-Sang

$3,555$3,000
Auction: American & European Works of Art - 2560B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 09, 2011 12:00PM

Description:

Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950)

Pur-Sang, 1938 (Holland et al., 472). Signed "Louis Icart" in pencil l.r., dated and with publisher within the plate, numbered "181" in pencil l.l., artist's printing press dry stamp l.l. Etching and aquatint with stencil coloring on paper, plate size 18 5/8 x 35 1/4 in. (47.2 x 89.5 cm), framed.
Condition: Handling creases, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $400-600

Sheet size 24 11/16 x 38 1/4 in. (62.6 x 97.4 cm). Margins as follows: 1 3/4 in. left side, 1 3/8 in. right side, 2 1/2 in. top, and 3 3/8 in. bottom. Numbered on the reverse "131-1C" u.r. corner. Hinged to window mat reverse. Repaired tears to margins as follows: u.l. margin 3/4 in (2.0 cm), top margin 3.4 in. (2.0 cm). Scattered subtle handling creases, with the two most pronounced on the left hand side measuring 1 in. and 2 in.

Keywords

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