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1928 Lithograph Carlegle Art Lysistrata Greek Women Comedy Aristophanes ADLC2

1928 Lithograph Carlegle Art Lysistrata Greek Women Comedy Aristophanes ADLC2

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"Lysistrata"

This is an original 1928 monochrome in-text lithograph of an illustration by the Swiss-born illustrator and painter, Charles Émile Egli (known as Carlègle) (1877-1937) for the play Lysistrata by Aristophanes (Briffaut, 1928).

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Lithograph; Monochrome
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 4.75 inches; 15 x 12 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)

Period Paper is pleased to offer a series of the works of some of the most important French illustrators of the late 1920's and early 1930's. Published by Henry Babou, Paris, these limited editions contain some of the most beautiful graphic design and artwork that we have ever curated. A rare offering for those interested in Art Deco design, fine printing, and the work of many of the most collected and sought after artists during this era. Many of these prints have one or more untrimmed, or deckle edges, a style often associated with fine printing and high quality paper. This collection is Number 388 of 700 copies.

This piece was illustrated by Carlgle (Charles ƒmile Egli). There is no visible artist signature.

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