Circa 1880-90, a delightful French Art Nouveau nude, possibly Academic, as models often posed on a similar stool, and signed L. Desbois, in the lower right corner.
The model is a petite woman as in early French photography, and she wears her hair in a typical Art Nouveau French plait.
The piece is done with sanguine on cream artist's paper.
An exquisite work that will bring Art Nouveau prestige to any decor.
Length: 18 1/2". Width: 10 1/4".
( 47 cm) by ( 26 cm)
In very good condition.
One thin crack in the paper on the upper right. This was fixed at the back sometime in History. Nearly invisible at the front.
Will be shipped "Registered" from Paris including insurance and signature at delivery.
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Antique French Art NOUVEAU NUDE Drawing Sepia Sanguine 19th C Century Signed FABULOUS!