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Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Raoul Serres - Schem - attributied to, CE QU'IL FAUT DIRE ET NE PAS DIRE, Paris, cca 1940

CE QU'IL FAUT DIR ET NE PAS DIRE - What to say and do not say! [Paris: circa 1938].
60 black and white lithographs by anonymous, attributed to: 

Raoul Serres, alias Schem (French / 1881-1971)
The printmaker and illustrator Raoul Serres used the pseudonym Schem for clandestine publications, such as the edition of the Marquis de Sade’s Justine.
Raoul Serres was born in Cazères-sur-Garonne, and was taught by Jacquet, Debouchet, and Lèon Bonnat. Serres was a member of the Société des Artistes Français from 1906, exhibiting at the Society's annual Salon until 1946. Raoul Serres won the Prix de Rome in 1906.

1 comment:

  1. I'm a little suspicious about "Schem" name about this work. There is a serie of curiosa from the same period - - much more interesting. The eyes of the women are the same but the drawings are some kind weaks.