Albert Decaris. 1901-1988 . France. (We have more work by this artist both on this website and in stock – please enquire)
‘Apollo and Daphne’
Chisel engraving on paper
Plate size: 49.5cm X 65cm. Sheet size: 57cm X 76.5cm.
In very good condition with image excellent.
Titled in pencil ‘Apollo and Daphne’ bottom left of the sheet, and signed in pencil and numbered 2 of an edition of 90 bottom right
We show this picture and the rest of his remarkable work under three separate catagories, as his art fits into each: Art Deco, Symbolist, and Pastoral & Visionary.
A popular, action packed theme for artists, taken from the Greek myth. The river nymph Daphne, fleeing from the unwanted amorous pursuit of Apollo is saved, but only be being changed by her river god father, Peneus, into a laurel tree. This is a magnificent rendition of the scene.
£350 (For euros and US dollars, please refer to current exchange rates)
This picture is not framed and can easily be delivered within the UK, to Europe, the USA, and to many International Destinations, by fully insured post.
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