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Sem Illustration

SEM Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
on verso of each plate Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

SEM Parisian Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
(1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque. Life and works
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph, Watercolor

SEM circa 1910s Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
-sided plate 12.25"H x 17.75"W Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist
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1910s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Le Turf SEM Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
Madeleine, Paris Georges Goursat (1863–1934), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the
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20th Century Figurative Prints

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Lithograph

Monte Carlo SEM circa 1910s Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque. Life and works Youth (1863–1900
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1910s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

H.C. Chatfield-Taylor
Located in Bristol, CT
Hand-coloured illustration artwork depicting the writer H.C. Chatfield-Taylor, a top authority on
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Early 1900s Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph, Pencil

H.C. Chatfield-Taylor
H.C. Chatfield-Taylor
H 13.25 in W 9.75 in
Erotic Scene - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
observance of  Sem (Georges Gourçat)  and  Leonetto Cappiello ’s caricatures. Following their examples
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Sailor - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Hopeless - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930 ca
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

To The Bathroom - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Figure of Man - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Lithograph

Young Boy - Original Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1956
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures. Following their
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1950s Contemporary Portrait Prints

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Lithograph

Young Boy - Vintage Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures. Following their
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Paper, Photogravure

Young Boy - Vintage Phototype Print after Jean Cocteau - 1930 ca.
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures
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1930s Figurative Prints

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Paper, Photogravure

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Rare Vintage Art Deco "White Bottoms" Lithograph Pochoir
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By Leonor Fini
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Rare Vintage Art Deco "White Bottoms" Lithograph Pochoir
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Surfside, FL
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Walter Bosse Cat Figurine with Thermometer, Herta Baller Austria, 1950s
By Herta Baller, Walter Bosse
Located in Vienna, AT
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Antonio Frasconi mid-century exhibition poster (Puerto Rican artist)
By Lorenzo Homar
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Rare exhibition poster by Puerto Rican artist, Lorenzo Homar (1913-2004). Grabados de Antonio Frasconi, 1965. Screen print poster on paper. Minor wear and creasing as depicted in det...
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Silent Movie, Polish A1 Film Movie Poster, Flisak, 1976
By Jerzy Flisak 1
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Extra Large Gilt Framed Mistinguett French Lithograph Vintage Poster Circa 1913
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Bosse Baller Cat Bronze Corkscrew Vienna Austria, 1950s Mid-Century Modern
By Walter Bosse
Located in Nuernberg, DE
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Henri Matisse (After) - Lithograph - Pumpkin and Flowers
By (after) Henri Matisse
Located in Collonge Bellerive, Geneve, CH
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A Pair of Framed Belle Epoque-era Sem Illustrations
By SEM
Located in New York, NY
These newly-framed illustrations by illustrator and caricaturist Sem (nee Georges Goursat), forming
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Early 20th Century French Belle Époque Prints

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Lithograph

Original Hand Colored Lithograph for Chanel by SEM
Located in Palm Desert, CA
created by SEM, responsible for glamorous fashion illustrations and numerous posters in the 1920's and
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Early 20th Century French Drawings

Boy - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
  Sem (Georges Gourçat)  and  Leonetto Cappiello ’s caricatures. Following their examples, Cocteau
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Straddling - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Riders - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Composition - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Lithograph

Nudes - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Nude - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Young Boy - Vintage Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures. Following their examples, Cocteau
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Paper, Photogravure

Les Acacias SEM Folio
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
), known as Sem, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque. Life and works Youth (1863–1900
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20th Century Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Vintage Tennis, Georges Goursat (SEM) Lawn Tennis Print
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Caricaturist Lawn Tennis Print By SEM (Georges Goursat). An extremely rare tennis chromolithograph
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Vintage 1920s French Sporting Art Decorative Art

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Paper

'La Roulette in the Casino' by Georges Goursat (Sem)
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Bristol, CT
artists in L'Illustration. Sem arrived in Paris in 1900, at the time of the opening of the Universal
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Early 20th Century Other Art Style Drawings and Watercolor Paintings

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Lithograph

"Monte Carlo Beach" original lithograph travel poster by Georges Goursat (SEM)
By Georges Goursat (Sem)
Located in Milwaukee, WI
Goursat (called Sem, 1863-1934) and printed by Draeger in Paris. The theme of Monaco as a 'rediscovered
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1930s Modern Landscape Prints

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Lithograph

Lovers - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
  Sem (Georges Gourçat)  and  Leonetto Cappiello ’s caricatures. Following their examples, Cocteau
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Young Boy - Original Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Paper

Young Boy - Original Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Paper, Photogravure

Young Boy - Original Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Paper, Photogravure

Young Boy - Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures. Following their examples, Cocteau
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1930s Contemporary Figurative Prints

Materials

Photogravure, Paper

Young Boy - Original Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

Materials

Photogravure, Paper

Young Boy - Vintage Photolihtograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
been pursued by the artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem
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1930s Contemporary Figurative Prints

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Photogravure, Paper

The Boy - Vintage Photolithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and Leonetto Cappiello’s caricatures. Following their
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1930s Modern Figurative Prints

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Paper, Photogravure

Bundle 5 Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Bundle 5 Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
Bundle 5 Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
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Figure - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
observance of  Sem (Georges Gourçat)  and  Leonetto Cappiello ’s caricatures. Following their examples
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Lithograph

Figures - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
artist since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

Materials

Lithograph

Figure - Lithograph by Jean Cocteau - 1930s
By Jean Cocteau
Located in Roma, IT
since his earliest drawings, must have developed from his observance of Sem (Georges Gourçat) and
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1930s Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Lithograph

Aristide Briand at the French Parlament Tribune
By Louis Remy Sabattier
Located in Paris, FR
magazine l'Illustration over a forty-year period. Louis Rémy Sabattier was born in Annonay, Ardèche on
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Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Gouache, Carbon Pencil

Georges Clémenceau and Aristide Briand at the French Parlament
By Louis Remy Sabattier
Located in Paris, FR
magazine l'Illustration over a forty-year period. Louis Rémy Sabattier was born in Annonay, Ardèche on
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Early 20th Century Art Nouveau Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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Charcoal, Gouache, Carbon Pencil

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Sem Illustration For Sale on 1stDibs

Find the exact sem illustration you’re shopping for in the variety available on 1stDibs. In our selection of items, you can find modern examples as well as a contemporary version. Finding the perfect sem illustration may mean sifting through those created during different time periods — you can find an early version that dates to the 20th Century and a newer variation that were made as recently as the 20th Century. On 1stDibs, the right sem illustration is waiting for you and the choices span a range of colors that includes beige, gray, white and orange. There have been many interesting sem illustration examples over the years, but those made by Jean Cocteau and Georges Goursat are often thought to be among the most thought-provoking. These artworks were handmade with extraordinary care, with artists most often working in lithograph, intaglio and paper.

How Much is a Sem Illustration?

The price for an artwork of this kind can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — a sem illustration in our inventory may begin at $100 and can go as high as $16,000, while the average can fetch as much as $947.