SAUVAGE, SYLVAINE. 1888-1948. Monsieur Nicolas. 98 original drawings, in ink, various sizes

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SAUVAGE, SYLVAINE. 1888-1948.
Monsieur Nicolas. 98 original drawings, in ink, various sizes

US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£ 900 - 1,300
SAUVAGE, SYLVAINE. 1888-1948.
Monsieur Nicolas. 98 original drawings, in ink, various sizes (approximately 80 x 110 mm to 200 x 115 mm), c.1924, with penciled captions and page numbers on verso. Housed in a quarter morocco clamshell box by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, gilt titles on spine.

A suite of original drawings by Sauvage for Nicolas-Edme Restif's Monsieur Nicolas, a memoir originally published between 1794 and 1797 recounting his exploits in fetishism. Sauvage's illustrations were prepared for a 1924 edition in 4 volumes published by Henry Jonquieres. Sylvain Sauvage was a pseudonym for Félix Roy, who worked mainly as an illustrator. He exhibited at the Salon des artistes décorateurs, and contributed to more than 15 published works, many of them exploring erotic subjects.
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SAUVAGE, SYLVAINE. 1888-1948. Monsieur Nicolas. 98 original drawings, in ink, various sizes
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