Jul 16, 2020 - Sale 2541

Sale 2541 - Lot 60

Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
"L'Amour Musicien" * "L'Amour Chassant." Together, a pair of illustrations from "Les Jeux de L'Amour (Games of Love), a commissioned series, circa 1889. Watercolor, gouache, and graphite on paper. "Musicien" measures 184x286 mm; 7 1/4x11 1/4 inches; and "Chassant" (the Hunt) measures 152x248 mm; 6x9 3/4 inches. Signed 'MBdeMonvel' at bottom right.
Exhibited: Maurice Boutet de Monvel: Master of French Illustration and Portraiture, Washington, DC: The Trust for Museum Exhibitions (1987); The Games of Love: Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Master of French Illustration and Portraiture, traveling exhibition, United States, 1987-1988; Narrative Art, Sculpture and Illustration: Society of Illustrators (2019).