Thursday, June 28, 2012

Ah, Venice

Something interesting going on here . . .

. . . just - don't - know- what . . .

Georges Lepape — 1929
for L'Initiation vénitienne by Henri de Régnier
published by the Société des amis du livre

3 comments:

Mr Blue Genes said...

Lepape lived in the same town as Russell Flint - the one where all the women wear big, fluffy skirts and no tops.

Anonymous said...

I've seen this image described elsewhere as being from the Lepape/Regnier L'Initiation vénitienne, but it isn't! I have a copy of the 1929 limited edition (and it it isn't there). Lepape's illustrations for this book were done in a less harsh quite different style:

http://catalogue.drouot.com/ref-drouot/lot-ventes-aux-encheres-drouot.jsp?id=1088537

Thomas Haller Buchanan said...

Hmmmm