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13 Topics related to evaluating and purchasing the artwork of Louis Icart

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Louis Icart (1888-1950)
Updated 03 Apr 01
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TOPICS DISCUSSED:
1.BEWARE OF limited edition reprints
2. ICART BRONZES: Pure Fantasy
3. The embossed "windmill" seal and its abuse
4. Real etching or Repro
5. Icart Pseudonyms and "Morris & Bendien, New York"
6. What is my Icart etching is worth?
7. Why do I see different prices for the same etching?
8. Icart "Erotica"
9. Copyright dates on etchings and repros
10. Edition sizes and pencil notations
12. Schlock: Icart "etchings" on white plastic
13. Icart watercolors

1. Are there any limited edition reprints?

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Three fake seals. There are more, that I do not have pictured.


360.jpg (12159 bytes)PARASOL by Louis Icart, 1928. The REPRO was done in the 1970's. The repro value: $25.

2. Did Louis Icart ever do bronzes?

420.jpg (11424 bytes)BELLE ROSE by Louis Icart, 1933
3. If a print has the embossed "windmill" seal on it, does that make it an authentic etching?
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LAUGHING by Louis Icart, 1930
4. How do I know if I am buying a real etching or one of the reprints?

355.jpg (7475 bytes) VENUS by Louis Icart, 1928
5. I see "Morris & Bendien, New York" on some Icart prints. What are these prints? And did Icart use any pseudonyms?
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211.jpg (12319 bytes)BASKET OF APPLES by Louis Icart, 1924
6. How can I find out what my Icart etching is worth?

441.jpg (8448 bytes)PEONIES by Louis Icart, 1936
7. Why do I see different prices for the same etching?


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FELECIA IN PINK by Louis Icart, 1947
8. Are the Icart "Erotica" real etchings?
 
321.jpg (10714 bytes)LADY OF THE CAMELIAS by Louis Icart, 1927

9. If a print has a copyright date on it, can I assume that the print was produced in that year?

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MODESTY by Louis Icart, c.1914
10. What was the edition size for Icart's etchings?
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99.jpg (6318 bytes)SUMMER BREEZE by Louis Icart, 1919
11.What are the ceramic figurines that are styled after Icart's etchings?
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240_icart.JPG (20564 bytes)PARROTS by Louis Icart, 1925
12. What are the Icart etchings on white plastic?

13. What about Icart watercolors and pencil sketches?
 
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