Félicien Rops (Namur 1833-1898 Essonnes)
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Félicien Rops (Namur 1833-1898 Essonnes)

L'Amour à Travers les Ages

Details
Félicien Rops (Namur 1833-1898 Essonnes)
L'Amour à Travers les Ages
signed 'Felicien Rops' (lower left)
pencil heightened with white on paper
30 x 20 cm. (11¾ x 8 7/8 in.)
Provenance
Wolf Uecker; Sotheby's, London, 26 November 1980, lot 249 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. C-133).
Special notice

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Lot Essay

This is a study for the frontispiece for Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's book Akedysseril, Paris 1886. It is also related to an illustration for Octave Uzanne's book, Son Attesse la Femme, Paris 1885.
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