Albert Decaris
French (1901-1989)
Combourg Series: The Ancient Walls of Dinan, c. 1928
Etching
10×7 IN.

17 in an edition of 30. Signed in pencil lower right: "Decaris"; numbered in pencil lower left: "17/30". Titled in pencil in lower left margin by Samuel Chamberlain: "The Ancient Walls of Dinan". Watermarks are "Combourg" along upper margin and abstract image in lower right margin. A fine impression in fine condition with full margins.
Illustrated in a limited luxury edition of "Combourg", the first of 3 parts of Mémoires d'outre-tombe" (Memories out of the tomb), the posthumous autobiography of François-René de Chateaubriand (French 1768-1848). Illustrated by Albert Decaris. Paris: Le Fuseau Chargé de Laine, 1928. Illus. p. 69. Decaris also made outside editions of 30 signed, numbered impressions of the Combourg series, to which this impression belongs.

$ 475