Louis Icart (Helli) 1911 'Coilette's Summer' Postcard and Framed COA
Before Louis Icart achieved fame for his boudoir etchings, he designed several lines of postcards for various companies. These postcards carry the signature 'Helli', an early family nickname.
The Mode Parisienne series 153 postcards had a small edition, likely less than 10 different designs. Each features an image of a young woman in the Paris. Although simple lithographs, the original etchings are lost to history. These postcards are extremely rare, and completing a full set could be nearly impossible.
This post card is titled 'Coilette's Summer'. As you can see, there are 2 young ladies walking on a sunny day holding umbrellas. This is an outstanding piece with wonderful composition. Before Louis Icart achieved fame for his boudoir etchings, he signed pieces 'Helli', an early family nickname. This etching has been authenticated by the Louis Icart Gallery. The COA will accompany the etching to its new home.
The etching is signed in plate Helli (Louis Icart). All pictures are original and un-edited. Authentic Louis Icart Etching. The overall page dimensions are 10 inches by 12 inches and the plate is 3 5/8 inches by 5 1/2 inches.
A little history : Louis Icart was born in Toulouse, France in 1880 and passed away in Pairs in 1950. He began drawing at an early age. He was particularly interested in fashion, and became famous for his sketches almost immediately.
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