Les Attitudes Sont Faciles et Chastes (Attitudes are Easy and Chaste) - MAURICE DENIS
Medium: lithograph printed in colors
Lithograph printed in colors, 1899, Cailler 109, edition 100. 15 1/4 x 10 7/8 in. Signed in pencil, lower right. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is excellent other than for an occasional and very subtle spot of foxing in the margins. This is plate 2 from his celebrated "Amour" suite, published by Vollard and printed by Clot, Paris. This was a series of twelve prints celebrating his love for his wife, Marthe. This print is illustrated and the series is discussed on pages 110-111 of Printmaking in Paris; The Rage for Prints at the "fin de siècle" (2013) by Fleur Roos Rosa de Carvalho. Impressions are not always signed in pencil.
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