ICART, Louis (1888 - 1950)
Miroir de Venise
Etching printed in colours, with additional hand colour, 505 x 505 mm (plate line); 730 x 610 mm (sheet), signed in pencil Louis Icart lower right, artist blindstamp (windmill with L. I. monogram) lower left, copyright line upper left, dated New York 1937. In a charcoal custom timber frame measuring 865 x 750 mm.
Louis Icart was born in Toulouse in 1888 and moved to Paris in 1907. He was one of the most popular artists of the art deco period, his work characterised by glamour, seduction and desire. He worked in the fashion industry and found particular popularity in the United States. He died in Paris in 1950.