Jacoulet, Paul (1896 - 1960), "First Love (Premier Amour)"
|Title||First Love (Premier Amour)|
|Medium||Original Limited Edition Japanese Woodblock Print|
|Series Title||South Seas - Yap|
|Edition||#/150 - First Kanji Edition|
|Publisher||The Artist - Privately Published|
|Reference No||Miles #43|
|Size||14 x 18 -3/4 "|
|Condition||Mint, with superb colors.|
Notes: Pristine colors throughout, with near perfect overall condition. Deep, rich pink metallic background. Exceedingly rare in this state of preservation. This impression is part of the Kanji edition, making it the earliest and most desirable.
"Note the delicate gauffrage in the garland of flowers, and the pose which owes more to Matisse than to the young married girl." - Miles pg. 98
One of the artist's most sought after designs.