Marcel-Jacques HEMJIC

( 1894 - 1942)

An Elegant Woman and Child in a Snowfall

Pen and black ink, watercolour and gouache, over a pencil underdrawing, with framing lines in black and yellow ink. Signed Hjic at the lower right. 336 x 279 mm. (13 3/8 x 11 in.) [sheet]

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The French artist and illustrator Marcel Hemjic studied with Bernard Boutet de Monvel and worked as a fashion illustrator for Paul Poiret. He also contributed drawings to such magazines as Femina, Le Rire, Le Sourire and La Baïonette, and designed several posters. Hemjic also created advertisements for Lancel and Le Bon Marché, and exhibited at the Salon des Arts Décoratifs.

Provenance

Galerie du Luxembourg, Paris.

Marcel-Jacques HEMJIC

An Elegant Woman and Child in a Snowfall