THE ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR A PLATE PUBLISHED IN'LA VIE DES DAMES GALLANTES. MALASSIS Edmond, French artist and book illustrator.An original erotic watercolour showing two finely dressed gentlemen pondering the recumbent figure of a nude woman on a bed, contrite, with a sheet covering her head and displaying the rosy cheeks of chastisement, 1928. Original watercolour illustration on thick wove Arches paper. Signed and dated by the artist bottom left' E Malassis. Size: (painted area) - 19.6cm x 16cm; (whole sheet) - 30.2cm x 23.4cm. Line age-toning to blank edges of sheet, well away from painted area. Small closed tear to top edge of sheet, again well away from the painting. 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 french artist" 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.