1946 Print Sketch Study African Notebook Figures Portrait Alexandre XAFA1


This is an original 1946 monochrome halftone print entitled Sketches in an African Notebook by Alexandre Jacovleff.


This 65+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Monochrome
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 6 x 9 inches; 15 x 23 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 present a rare and adventurous collection of monochrome prints from 1946. The images in the collection give the viewer an insight into the imaginations of Alexandre Jacovleff, William Blake, Thomas Rowlandson, Aubrey Beardsley, Marcus Behmer, Arthur Rackham, Hermann Struck and Anne Goldthwaite. Each piece comes from a limited edition of 2000, unfortunately the copy number is unknown.

This piece was illustrated by Jacovleff, Alexandre. Artist name printed on page - bottom center of image.

Alexandre Jacovleff

Alexandre Jacovleff was a Russian painter, and studied at the Imperial Academy of the Arts. He often worked for several art magazines during the early years of his career and eventually became the director of painting at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, Massachusetts. His images often portrayed human figures, and worked with fluid lines and contours.

Keywords specific to this image: Tribal, Native, Historic, Elephant, Animal

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