Albert Decaris
French (1901-1989)
Combourg Series: The Solitary Shrine, c. 1928
Etching
10×7 IN.

17 in an edition of 30. Signed in pencil lower right: "Decaris"; numbered lower left: "17/30". Titled lower left by Samuel Chamberlain: "The Solitary Shrine". Watermark is "Combourg" and "Marais a la main". A fine impression in fine condition with full margins.
Illustration from a 1928 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) first published in 1848. Illustrated by Albert Decaris. Paris: Le Fuseau Chargé de Laine, 1928. Decaris made outside editions of 30 signed, numbered proofs of several prints illustrated in "Combourg".

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