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Chimpanzee in Front of Baoulé Statue, Original Etching by Paul Jouve, circa 1931



Original etching on parchment paper Signed and justified 'artist's proof, parchment' lower left Documentary proof numbered on 100 pieces, as well as ten luxury albums, printed on antique Japan and numbered from I to XI Measures: H 41,  L 50 cm (H 16.1, W 19.7 in) History: This etching is part of the Album Paul Jouve, Apollo Editions Georges Weill, comprising a series of ten etchings, drawn apart and a frontispiece. A few luxury albums were also edited. Presented in a box made by Hermès they are wrapped in pigskin, angle cloutage and gold-plated bronze clasp, signed with the golden stamp of Hermes Paris. The frontispiece of the door knocker was remastered on the black cover with etchings. Some copies, three or four of each, were identified and drawn on parchment. Bibliography: Félix Marcilhac, Paul Jouve, Peintre sculpteur animalier, Les Éditions de l’Amateur, Paris 2005, reproduced p. 370 in the catalogue.


  • Creator
    Paul Jouve (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 16.15 in. (41 cm)Width: 19.69 in. (50 cm)Depth: 0.04 in. (1 mm)
  • Style
    Art Deco (Of the Period)
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1931
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU197936807983

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