1938 Article Francisco Goya Spanish Paintings Portrait Spain Art Georges ILL2


This is an original 1938 six-page (3 pages, double-sided) article in French "Goya, Chant Profond de L'Espagne..." by Georges Grappe about the work of the Spanish artist, Francisco Goya. The text includes color illustrations, with 2-color lithograph borders, of some of Goya's paintings including: "La Cantatrice Lorenza Correa" ; "La Marquise de la Merced ou de las Mercedes" ; "Le Fils de l'Artiste, dit l'Homme en Gris" : "La Jeunesse" : "Portrait de Ferdinand Guillemardet" ; and "La Femme a l'ƒvantail." Each page measures approx. 11 x 15 inches --please see all images.

Period Paper is pleased to offer an exceptional and exclusive collection of original prints, articles, and covers from L'Illustration, a weekly French newspaper published in Paris, France. Founded by ƒdouard Charton, the first issue was published on March 4, 1843. The magazine ceased publication in 1944. L'Illustration was known for its extensive use of beautiful illustrative material as well as for its articles. The illustrated pieces represent some of the finest quality printing from that eraÐÐusing as many as a dozen unique inks, metallic inks, emboss and deboss dies, and they were printed on a variety of the finest textured and untextured papers. Much sought after by collectors, these prints and covers are eminently suitable for framing.


This 73+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. No creases. No natural defects. No tears. No water damage. There is some light surface rub --please see images.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Full Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 11 x 15 inches; 28 x 38 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)