This is a matted 1947 French illustration print that originally appeared in a French magazine. It is romantic illustration of lovers enjoying an enchanting evening stroll along the Mediterranean coast. It has a beautiful painterly quality and it sure captures a special moment. It is illustrated and signed (lower right) by Rene Gruau who was a leading mid-century illustrator, well known for his stylized, strong graphic illustrations. Note the line drawing details and the textural quality of the image. He frequently worked with shadowing and often "told a story" in his illustrations. And he sure does so in this work. Pristine condition. 6.5 x 9 inches in size: comes in a neutral tone 16 x 20 inch mat ready for a standard size frame. Please allow time for custom matting.
Matted Mid-Century 1947 Print-Romantic Lovers by Gruau