Original Lithograph, issued by L'Estampe Moderne Issue Number 11, March. 1898. Printed by F. Champenois, Paris. Blindstamp lower right in margin. Signed in the stone lower left.
This lithograph is reproduced full page on p.70 of Roger Sainton, Art Nouveau Posters and Graphics. Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat. Certificate of Authenticity. See ourTerms of Sale
A gorgeous example of Art Nouveau by Robert Engels depicting two elegant women wearing medieval white robes as a knight on a black horse glances over his shoulder as he passes by... The Passing.
Robert Engelswas born in Solingen in the Ruhr. He studied in Düsseldorf and Vienna then settled in Munich, where he was a professor at the School of Arts and Crafts. Engels was married to the watercolourist Gustava Engels von Veit. Engels also created advertising posters and designs for the theatre (Idbury Prints) Monthly cover design by Mucha
Not unlike the Maitres de L'Affiche series, L'Estampe Moderne was a portfolio printed between 1897-98, published by Imprimerie Champenois, Paris, contained 24 monthly portfolios, with four original lithographs in each. Each commissioned only for this series. Some of the contributing artists included Mucha, Rhead, Meunier, Ibels, Steinlen, Willette and Grasset.
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