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Paris, France: A. Floury, Éditeur, 1896-1897.

[The period covered by Arts:Search is 1896-97. Available now]

L’Image was published monthly between December 1896 and December 1897 by Henri Floury, on behalf of the Corporation Française des Graveurs sur Bois. The editor was the engraver Tony Beltrand (1947-1904), who also provided art direction in collaboration with Léon Ruffe and Auguste Lepère. The aim of L’Image was to promote and encourage the art of wood engraving. It featured original work by many of the leading engravers, illustrators, graphic artists and painters then active in France including Jules Chéret, Eugène Carrière, Fantin-Latour, Victor Prouvé, Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Puvis de Chavannes, Jean Émile Laboureur, Alphonse Mucha, Maurice Denis, Eugène Froment, Léon Perrichon, Georges de Feure, Auguste Rodin, Kees van Dongen, Edgar Degas, Frédéric Florian, Georges Jeanniot, Clément Bellenger, Eugène Carrière, Lucien Pissarro, Henri Rivière, Jean Veber, and Jacques Beltrand.

Among artists who were commissioned to design covers for L’Image were Alphonse Mucha, Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Bellery-Desfontaines, Victor Prouvé, Paul Berthon, Georges de Feure, and Marcel Lenoir.