IDBURY PRINTS

LUCIEN MAINSSIEUX – Couple in bed, 1930
Drawing
Sheet size: 235 x 185 mm
Image size: 155 x 120 mm
Edition: Unique – Unsigned
Original drawing by Lucien Mainssieux in black ink on BFK Rives. This drawing was the sketch for the etching between pages 48 and 49 of the book La Nuit de Fès by the brothers Jérôme and Jean Tharaud (real names Ernest and Charles Tharaud). The complete set of 9 original drawings was included with copy no. I of the book. Mainssieux also used this drawing as the sketch for his lithograph Éveil, of which we also have a copy. Condition: Fine.
£600.00