October 30, 2016, 11:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 224: Le Livre de Magda. 1898(85 views)
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Description: Artist: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909) Size: 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 in./47.8 x 63 cm Imp. Chaix, Paris Part of Les Fleurs d'Hiver, the last compilation of poems he published before his death, Le Livre de Magda is a novel-in-verse, a deeply tender love story by the French poet Paul Armand Silvestre. Fully utilizing his deft Art Nouveau touch, Berthon visually summarizes the tale with an ethereal nude languidly feeding doves in a sun-dappled field.
Condition Report: A.
Dimensions: 18 3/4 x 24 3/4 in./47.8 x 63 cm
Artist or Maker: PAUL BERTHON (1872-1909)