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Saturday, November 23, 2013

Sylvain Vigny, Danse Macabre, 1937

Set of 8 erotic drawings by Sylvain Vigny (1902-1970). Illustrations for Danse Macabre,  Fagus (Paris, Éditions Malfère, 1937) - completly 49 compositions reproduced in photogravure after designs (ink, watercolors and gouaches)

Fagus - pseudonym for Georges-Eugène Faillet (1872 - 1933)

Sylvain Vigny was born in Austria and died in Nice.  
" His painting is brutal, but warm , restless and chaotic ... the world according to Vigny is a tragic spectacle and phantastic (sic) ... his characters are painful, women in heavy forms , beach scenes " ( Bénézit ) . 






By the handle

Astern !

Self- satisfaction

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