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Artist: Toulouse-Lautrec French (1864-1901)

Item: image01

Title: L'Image Cover
Description: Cond. A, Original cover, from "L'Image" engraved by Vibert, Editor Floury, Issue No.11, October 1897, Paris
Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
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Size: 8 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in
  22 cm x 29.6cm

Price: Sold

L'Image: Revue Mensuelle Artistic et Litteraire Translation: L'Image monthly journal of literary and artistic figures decorated on wood.

L'Image was published monthly between December 1896 and December 1897 by Henri Floury, on behalf of the Corporation Française des Graveurs sur Bois. The editor was the engraver Tony Beltrand (1947-1904), who also provided art direction in collaboration with Léon Ruffe and Auguste Lepère.

Henri Toulouse-Lautrec

The aim of L'Image was to promote and encourage the art of wood engraving. It featured original work by many of the leading engravers, illustrators, graphic artists and painters then active in France including Jules Chéret, Victor Prouvé, Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Puvis de Chavannes, Alphonse Mucha, Maurice Denis, Auguste Rodin, Kees van Dongen, Edgar Degas, , Lucien Pissarro, and others.

Mucha's cover Dec 1896 To view

Among artists who were commissioned to design covers for L'Image were Alphonse Mucha, Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Victor Prouvé, Paul Berthon, Georges de Feure, and Marcel Lenoir.

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