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Art Deco Engraving by George Barbier from Chansons De Bilitis Portfolio



This lovely sensual rare French Art Deco engraving from the coveted portfolio Chansons de Bilitis in the 1920s France is by the famed artist; George Barbier. It is exquisitely executed with an Egyptian Revival feel with Art Deco influences of wonderful colors and sensual subject matter. It has been recently custom museum quality reframed with a gold leaf frame with red clay under rub and silk mat. There is a gold thin inner liner frame inside of the silk mat to enhance the custom framing to a higher level. This Art Deco work of art is a true beauty. This is from the late 1920s.There were only 133 copies produced making this portfolio a very special and sought after achievement of pure art deco illustration. The collaboration between Pierre Lousy and George Barbier was a respected relationship and good friendship. The experiences of Bilitis' life was both tragic and joyful.


  • Creator
    George Barbier (Designer)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 19.5 in. (49.53 cm)Width: 17.75 in. (45.09 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Additions or alterations made to the original: It has been re custom framed. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    North Miami, FL
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: 10072480981737

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    Ships From: North Miami, FL
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