PAUL JOUVE (1878-1973)
Combat of lion and python, 1930
Original etching on stained vellum from Van Gelder
Signed hors planche
Documentary proof numbered on a 100 pieces, as well as 10 luxury albums numbered from I to X on antique Japan paper, contain 2 engravings, 1 original drawing and 5 copies non commercialised numbered from A to E
Ref. 4.H 45 - L 54 cm (H 17.7 - W 21.3 in)
HistoryApollo Edition for Georges Weill, comprising a serie of 10 etchings, printed and engraved by Maccard. A few copies were printed on parchment and silk velvet.
ExhibitionsSalon of the Society of Artistes décorateurs, Paris, 1930.
BibliographyFélix Marcilhac, "Paul Jouve, Peintre sculpteur animalier", Les Éditions de l’Amateur, Paris, 2005, oil and charcoal reproduced p. 199, and p. 368.
L'Illustration, Noël 1930.