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8 Works by Louis Icart, Honoré Daumier, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, , Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall, with footnotes
Louis Icart Laurent Justin , born in 1888 in Toulouse and died in 1950 in Paris , is a painter, engraver and illustrator.
Impressed by its designer, his aunt made the move to Paris: she showed his work to the House Valmont, milliner to the Belle Époque . Louis Icart was then introduced in the illustration media for the fashion press. He drew for periodic Theatrical Reviews and for home catalogs and couture .
Trained in carving, he presented his original works to the Salon comedians. His portraits of women, Parisian, began to appeal to the public.
He was a pilot during the First World War. He flew in several air missions, but did not stop drawing…