1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate

1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate

1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate
THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK, THE HEAVY COPPER PLATE AND THE FINAL PRINTED AQUARELLE. MALASSIS Edmond, French artist and book illustrator. An original erotic watercolour showing an elderly trying to unlock the chastity belt on a semi-nude woman, with phallic birds fluttering above PLUS an example of the original coloured plate from the book this picture was used in, and the original copper plate used for printing. Original watercolour illustration on thick wove Arches paper. Signed and dated by the artist bottom right' E Malassis. Copper plate signed on rear'A. Printed aquarelle with original tissue guard. Size: (artwork) painted area - 19.6cm x 15.9cm; whole sheet -29cm x 24.7cm / (copper plate) 24.5cm x 20cm / (coloured engraving - aquarelle) plate mark - 24.5cm x 20cm; whole sheet - 29cm x 23.5cm. Line of age-toning to right edge of sheet, well away from painted area.

Copper plate with tiny puncture hole at top and bottom made by the printer to secure plate in press. Rear of plate with heat compression marks as per usual with used copper plates. Light creasing to printed illustration. Please ask if you require a more detailed condition report, or view gallery images. It was one of 24 plates after Malassis in the book, alongside a further 24 plates after Marcel Arnac.

The item "1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate" is in sale since Tuesday, December 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "kernoozers" and is located in Ascot. This item can be shipped worldwide.


1928 Edmond Malassis original erotic watercolour illustration + copper plate