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René Lalique

Dessin préparatoire pour le collier "Libellules et Fougères" | Preparatory drawing for the 'Dragonflies and Ferns' necklace

René Lalique

René Lalique

Dessin préparatoire pour le collier "Libellules et Fougères" | Preparatory drawing for the 'Dragonflies and Ferns' necklace

Dessin préparatoire pour le collier "Libellules et Fougères" | Preparatory drawing for the 'Dragonflies and Ferns' necklace

René Lalique


Dessin préparatoire pour le collier "Libellules et Fougères" 


vers 1902-1904


encre, crayon et gouache sur papier calque


le dessin : 28 x 22 cm ; 11 x 8 ¾ in.

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René Lalique


Preparatory drawing for the 'Dragonflies and Ferns' necklace


circa 1902-1904


ink, pencil and gouache on tracing paper


the drawing : 28 x 22 cm ; 11 x 8 ¾ in.

Good overall condition. The drawing has been examined unframed. It has been laid down on cardboard. It bears a written number 49 on the lower left corner, and an old label on the back. The paper was glued on the back and was absorbed by the paper leaving large traces approximately 5 and 7 cm on the drawing. There is a large tear of 6 cm on the lower edge and the other one on the upper left corner, consistent with normal age.


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