An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]

An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat] < >
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
  • Another image of An overwhelmed clerk by SEM [Georges Goursat]
An attractive original watercolour

An overwhelmed clerk / Un greffier débordé

1900. An attractive signed original watercolour of a slumped clerk, under a pile of papers, with more falling upon him. No date. On heavy paper, and beneath cream passe partout. The illustration is in excellent condition. Signed by SEM to the lower right corner. Passe partout is neat, but with a touch of darkening to it. Artwork 22cm x 17 cm. Page / Passe partout 33.5 x 25.5 cm. Georges Goursat (1863-1934), known as SEM, was a French caricaturist famous during the Belle Époque. Born in Périgueux, he published his caricatures in 1888. He designed posters, and began to produce illustrations for L'Illustration and Le Rire. After a while as a war correspondent, he returned to his caricatures. In 1923, he was made an officer of the Legion of Honour. He died in 1934.

. Une belle aquarelle originale signée représentant un employé de bureau affalé sous une pile de papiers, d'autres lui tombant dessus. Pas de date. Sur papier épais, et sous un passe-partout crème. L'illustration est en excellent état. Signée par SEM dans le coin inférieur droit. Le passe-partout est net, mais il est un peu assombri. L'œuvre d'art mesure 22 cm x 17 cm. Page / Passe partout 33.5 x 25.5 cm. Georges Goursat (1863-1934), connu sous le nom de SEM, était un caricaturiste français célèbre à la Belle Époque. Né à Périgueux, il publie ses caricatures en 1888. Il dessine des affiches et commence à produire des illustrations pour L'Illustration et Le Rire. Après avoir été correspondant de guerre, il revient à ses caricatures. En 1923, il est fait officier de la Légion d'honneur. Il meurt en 1934.

Book ID: 4414
Category: Art, French
Print this page View basket Price: £275.00