Lot 458: Fleurs de Mousse. 1898
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: LEOPOLDO METLICOVITZ (1868-1944) Size: 30 1/2 x 43 1/8 in./77.6 x 109.4 cm G. Ricordi, Milano In one of the finest works by the prolific Metlicovitz, a French perfume is advertised with a nude sylph in a reverent pose, enraptured with the fragrance from a small vial which "is so potent that the artist imagines it attracts even butterflies (Gold, p. 7). (great art nouveau)
Condition Report: B/ Slight tears at edges; slight creasing.
Dimensions: 30 1/2 x 43 1/8 in./77.6 x 109.4 cm
Artist or Maker: LEOPOLDO METLICOVITZ (1868-1944)