The book Quinze Ans was illustrated by Louis Malteste, published for the first time in 1913 and a later edition in 1922. I managed to update the album on my other site, with 10 artworks from this book. All in large format.
In the old days books were sometimes illustrated, and sometimes had these header and footer drawings as well. These sometimes looked like quick sketches from artists, but had a lovely presentation on the theme from the book. Like these ones I ran into today, from the book Satyres et Flagellants (artwork for this book can... Continue Reading →