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1908 Print Spain Courtyard Lovers Romance Costume Fashion Donkey F X YDL5

1908 Print Spain Courtyard Lovers Romance Costume Fashion Donkey F X YDL5

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This is an original 1908 black and white halftone print depicting a scene of a man trying to kiss a woman in Spain.

"I'm young-so is she-and how fair!Our love shall my moments employ;I am caught by her berry-brown hair,And the rose on her cheek is my joy!"

CONDITION

This 103+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.5 x 10.75 inches; 19 x 27 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Leyendecker, Frank Xavier. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

Frank X. Leyendecker

(1877-1924) Frank X. Leyendecker was born Franz X. Leyendecker in Montabaur, Germany, the younger brother of Joseph Christian Leyendecker, who was the more famous illustrator. Both of the brothers had considerable talent and as neither married they lived together on a large studio estate in New Rochelle, New York. Frank studied at Art Institute of Chicago and at the Julian Academy in Paris. He did many covers for Collier's, The Popular Magazine, McClure's, Life, Vanity Fair, Vogue, Success, and The Saturday Evening Post.

Keywords specific to this image: Historic, Cityscape, Birds

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