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Georges Goursat (1863 – 1934) was a French caricaturist who signed his work “Sem.” who was working in Paris at the turn of the twentieth century. Goursat supported himself selling illustrations both humorous and serious to the French major periodicals of the day. He put together albums of caricatures depicting high society in Monte Carlo, Deauville, the Cote d’Azur, and Paris. all places that attracted many visitors. . His art is particularly associated with the Belle Epoque and his unique style of drawing brought him success and fame.


Pochoir Prints.

The printing method Goursat utilized is called pochoir. It was a technique of creating prints by applying color and line with cutout stencils. The technique was popular at the time as a way of adding colour to an image relatively cheaply, and would involve colour being hand painted onto an image with stencils, sometimes as many as thirty stencils being used.


Mme. Angèle de Linieres & Mme. Jeanne de Mirecourt, SEM (George Goursat) - Print

SKU: 1091
  • Image Number: 1091
    Title: Mme. Angèle de L'inieres et Mme. Jeanne de Mirecourt
    Artist: SEM (George Goursat)
    Medium: Lithograph

    Framed size (h x w): 615 x 487

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