A. de Parys artwork • watercolour • drawing • for sale An elegant couple on a ship deck
A. de Parys
Franse School (werkzaam 1886-1931)
An elegant couple on a ship deck
watercolour on painter's board 47.5 x 30.0 cm, signed l.l. and painted late 20s
This work on paper is for sale.
Price: € 3,000
The French artist A. de Parys has no known first name, date of birth or death; his name may therefore be a pseudonym. During the Belle Epoque in France, he was a much sought-after draftsman and illustrator. He worked as a regular contributor to the weekly magazines 'Soleil du Dimanche' and 'Theater Illustré' and from 1906 provided the stories of gentleman burglar Arsène Lupine in the magazine 'Je sais tout' with images. In addition, for publisher Hachette, he illustrated the books La jeunesse de Pierrot by Alexandre Dumas (1931