LIEŻĄCA, E. Chimot, Maison Devambez, lithograph, 1920s

Lying woman.

Paris, 1920s

Edouard Jules Chimot (1880-1959) - French artist, illustrator known especially for the publication of high-quality illustrated books. He created in the art deco style, introducing symbolist aesthetics into it. He willingly created images of women characterized by refined eroticism.


Dim. 31.5 x 24 cm. Dim. imprint: 26.5 x 21.5 cm.

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The artwork, kept as an artist's sketchbook, may be a triple portrait, showing one character in three variants. A lying woman is shown in the center. An erotic performance, while resting, it presents itself to the viewer and turns his objection to his side. Two opposite corners are filled with small portraits. A proud profile is shown in the upper left. Downstairs, a woman framed in three quarters, holds her hand under her chin and glances coquettishly at the viewer.

le = "color: # 888888;">Chimot's erotic works enjoyed great popularity. The work has a Devambez watermark, which refers to the Maison Devambez publishing house, in which Chimot served as artistic director from 1923 to 1931.