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Louis Icart (French, 1888-1950)
Three Framed Etchings: Fleurs de Paris (1930), Marchande de Marrons (1928), and La Confidance (1926). Etchings signed "Louis Icart" in pencil l.r., printed copyright information u.l., artist's embossed stamp l.l.; Fleurs de Paris marked "Epreuve de presentation" l.l.; Marchande de Marrons marked "A-1" in pencil l.l., inscribed "Edité par Les Graveurs Modernes 194 Rue de Rivoli Paris" in the plate u.r. Etchings and aquatints with hand coloring, plate sizes to 16 x 20 1/2 in. Condition: Toning, Marrons with surface accretions, Confidances with soiling or similar, not examined out of frames.
Literature: William R. Hollard et al., Louis Icart, The Complete Etchings (West Chester, Pennsylvania: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 1990), La Confidance (Fig. 292), Marchand de Marrons (Fig. 335), Fleurs de Paris (Fig. 400).
N.B. The lot is accompanied by a fourth item, a framed lithographic reproduction of Icart's etching Le Bonnet Bleu, published by Morris & Bendien Inc., New York.
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