Les Femmes de ce Temps is a wonderful double-colored burin on paper, realized in the Twenties of XX century by Louis Jou. Monogram on plate the lower right corner, under the cat. From “Our firend Louis Jou” by Jou Carco and Jean Cassou, a collection of two suites of 48 plates. Limited edition of 525 copies, illustrated by 70 burin by Louis Jou. One of the 35 ex. on Imperial Japan with a double suite of 48 original burin (one on Holland Van Gelder and one en bistre on Imperial Japan). Representing the three graces with an incredible mastery of the technique of the burin, this modern original print is in excellent conditions, except for a light fold on the lower right margin. Reference: Raymond Coignat. Paris, M. P. Tremois, 1929. Louis Jou (Gracia, 1882 - Baux, 1968) Louis Jou, the twentieth century etcher and wood engraver, was a prolific illustrator of a large number of books in France, authored by big names as Andre Gide, Balery, Victor Hugo, Gourmont, Wilde, Cervantes and many more. He was so successful in this artistic medium that he was able to set up his own publishing house in Paris. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created over 70 years ago by an artist who has died requires a licence for export regardless of the work’s market price. The shipping may require additional handling days to require the licence according to the final destination of the artwork.