Georges de Feure prints for sale

French, 1868-1943

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Cover for Dictionnaire Bibliophilosophique  -  FEURE

Cover for Dictionnaire Bibliophilosophique
Lithograph printed in colors, 1896, Edition unknown. 9 1/8 x 13 3/8 in. Signed on the stone with the monogram. A superb proof impression before all letters. Printed on a smooth cream colored wove paper. Full margins. Generally good condition other than a crease through the image corresponding to where the right edge of the spine should be. The sheet edges are mildly discolored. See I. Millmann, "Georges de Feure Maitre du Symbolisme et de l'Art Nouveau," Paris, 1992, page 141. See Georges de Feure, Catalogue Exposition Musee Departemental Maurice Denis "Le Prieure," 1995, page 75, no. 78.
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Homecoming (Le Retour) -  FEURE

Homecoming (Le Retour)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1897, edition unknown. 12 3/4 x 10 in. Signed and dated on the stone, lower left. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. This impression was published in L'Estampe Moderne, Volune 1, No. 2, 1897, and printed by L'Imprimerie Champenois. The blindstamp of the publication is in the lower right corner (Lugt 2790).
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Les Pauvres (?)  The Poor -  FEURE

Les Pauvres (?) The Poor
Lithograph, circa 1985-96, Millman (Van Gogh Museum catalogue), No. 75 (pages 76-77), edition 20. 11 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. Monogrammed on the stone lower right. This is a fine impression with full margins. The condition is excellent. Described by Millman as de Feure's "most important lithographic album," "Bruges Mystique et Sensuelle," is a series of ten prints published in late 1898 or early 1899 by the literary journal La Plume. When the set was exhibited in 1903, the prints appeared with different titles and this continues to be a source of ongoing confusion. Many of the images and the multiple titles are similar and difficult to sort out. The single print we offer here depicts Beguines in Bruges with a well-to-do onlooker standing on the left edge of the composition.
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The Eclipse (L'Eclipse) -  FEURE

The Eclipse (L'Eclipse)
Lithograph printed in two colors, probably 1896, Millman (Van Gogh Museum catalogue), No. 75 (pages 76-77), edition 20. 15 3/4 x 11 1/8 in. Initialed on the stone, lower right. This is a good impression with full margins (with a modest printing flaw in the upper left corner, on the facade of the church.) The condition is fine apart from minor handling wrinkles in the margins. Described by Millman as de Feure's "most important lithographic album," "Bruges Mystique et Sensuelle," is a series of ten prints published in late 1898 or early 1899 by the literary journal La Plume. When the set was exhibited in 1903 the prints appeared with different titles and this continues to be a source of ongoing confusion. Many of the images and the multiple titles are similar and difficult to sort out. The single print we offer here from the set relates to an 1896 drawing called "Béguines à Bruges" ('Beguine Nuns in Bruges') which is very similar in design. (See Millman 25, page 48.)
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The Return (Retour) -  FEURE

The Return (Retour)
Lithograph printed in colors, 1897, Millman pg.125; from a large edition. 12 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. Signed and dated on the stone along the left side. This is a fine impression with fresh colors. The margins are full and the condition is fine. This notable art nouveau work was issued in L'Estampe Moderne, No. 2 and their blindstamp is in the lower right corner of the sheet (Lugt 2790).
$1,200


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