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"Amoureuse", (She's in Love) by Henri-Gabriel Ibels, Fr., (1867-1936)
Regular price $250
Lithograph, 1893, Ed. of 50, from Melodies Illustraies, 1892-93, a proof before letters, according to a barely visible inscription in the bottom margin,10-9/16 x 7-1/16, diagonal soft crease running across top left of print running through lowest flower on potted plant in window, visible in raking light on smooth, grayish wove paper. Impressions of these prints were alsoissued with stenciled color. Brutal and uncomfortable as the scene of violent domestic abuse this powerful print conveys is and should be, the artist's title serves to also remind us that "fatal attractions" have sadly been around for a very, very long time.