Pierre Alechinsky

Belgian, b. 1927

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Abstraction merges with representation in the paintings and prints of Pierre Alechinsky, known for combining colorful painting with black-and-white ink drawing. A founding member of CoBrA, a group that emphasized material and its spontaneous …

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Terril XIX, 2006
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ink and tempera on paper laid down on canvas
64.5 x 50.0 cm
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signé; signé et daté 2006 sur le châssis encre et tempera sur papier marouflé sur toile 50 x 64,5 cm; 19 11/16 x 25⅜in. Exécuté en 2006.
Terril XIX, 2006
ink and tempera on paper laid down on canvas
Jun 29, 2021
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64.5 x 50.0 cm
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signé; signé et daté 2006 sur le châssis encre et tempera sur papier marouflé sur toile 50 x 64,5 cm; 19 11/16 x 25⅜in. Exécuté en 2006.
Rouleau d'écriture "Oiseau de mer" and "Visage et serpent", 1973
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bronze
9.5 x 23.5 cm
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signé, numéroté 28/150 et porte la marque du fondeur Valsuani (chaque) bronze 23,5 x 9,5 cm ; 9¼x 3¾in. (each) Exécutée en 1973, cette oeuvre est le numéro 28 d'une édition en 150 exemplaires. (chaque)
Rouleau d'écriture "Oiseau de mer" and "Visage et serpent", 1973
bronze
Jun 29, 2021
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9.5 x 23.5 cm
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signé, numéroté 28/150 et porte la marque du fondeur Valsuani (chaque) bronze 23,5 x 9,5 cm ; 9¼x 3¾in. (each) Exécutée en 1973, cette oeuvre est le numéro 28 d'une édition en 150 exemplaires. (chaque)
IN, BY AND DURING THE MOVEMENT, 2004
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India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper
23.0 x 35.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2021
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India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper Signed, dated and titled lower right "In, by and during the movement, Alechinsky, 2004", dedicated upper right "for François and Catherine, friendship of Pierre" h: 35.50 w: 23 cm India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper; signed, dated and titled lower right, dedicated upper right
IN, BY AND DURING THE MOVEMENT, 2004
India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper
Jun 28, 2021
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23.0 x 35.5 cm
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India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper Signed, dated and titled lower right "In, by and during the movement, Alechinsky, 2004", dedicated upper right "for François and Catherine, friendship of Pierre" h: 35.50 w: 23 cm India ink, wash and watercolor on 18th century laid paper; signed, dated and titled lower right, dedicated upper right
REFRACTORY TO PRISM, 2001
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India ink and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas
93.5 x 93.5 cm
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India ink and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas Signed lower center "Alechinsky", countersigned, dated and titled on the back on the stretcher "Réfractaire au Prisme, 2001, Alechinsky" h: 93.50 w: 93.50 cm
REFRACTORY TO PRISM, 2001
India ink and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas
Jun 28, 2021
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93.5 x 93.5 cm
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India ink and acrylic on paper mounted on canvas Signed lower center "Alechinsky", countersigned, dated and titled on the back on the stretcher "Réfractaire au Prisme, 2001, Alechinsky" h: 93.50 w: 93.50 cm
Les uns par-dessus les autres, 1980
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acrylic and watercolor on paper
88.9 x 214.95 cm
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$100,000
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Mar 9, 2021
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Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927) signed, titled and dated 'Les uns par dessus les autres Alechinsky 1980' (lower edge) acrylic and watercolor on paper 84 5/8 x 35 ½ in. (214.9 x 90.2 cm.) Painted in 1980.
Les uns par-dessus les autres, 1980
acrylic and watercolor on paper
Mar 9, 2021
Christie's
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88.9 x 214.95 cm
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Mar 9, 2021
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$100,000
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Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927) signed, titled and dated 'Les uns par dessus les autres Alechinsky 1980' (lower edge) acrylic and watercolor on paper 84 5/8 x 35 ½ in. (214.9 x 90.2 cm.) Painted in 1980.
I ASK YOU, 2014
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€2,600
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Watercolor and etching on paper
25.0 x 33.0 cm
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€2,600
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Dec 9, 2020
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Watercolor and etching on paper Signed, dated, titled and annotated under etching in the center "XX, Alechinsky, 20! 4, I ask you" h: 33 w: 25 cm The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the artist. Watercolor and etching on paper; signed, dated and titled under the etching in the center
I ASK YOU, 2014
Watercolor and etching on paper
Dec 9, 2020
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25.0 x 33.0 cm
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Dec 9, 2020
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€2,600
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Watercolor and etching on paper Signed, dated, titled and annotated under etching in the center "XX, Alechinsky, 20! 4, I ask you" h: 33 w: 25 cm The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the artist. Watercolor and etching on paper; signed, dated and titled under the etching in the center
ROOM TRIP, 1981
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India ink on air navigation map mounted on canvas
146.0 x 110.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2020
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India ink on air navigation map mounted on canvas Signed and dated lower left "Alechinsky, 1981", countersigned, titled and dedicated on the back on the stretcher "For Yvonne and Jan Martens, Alechinsky, Voyage en Chambre" h: 110 w: 146 cm
ROOM TRIP, 1981
India ink on air navigation map mounted on canvas
Dec 8, 2020
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146.0 x 110.0 cm
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India ink on air navigation map mounted on canvas Signed and dated lower left "Alechinsky, 1981", countersigned, titled and dedicated on the back on the stretcher "For Yvonne and Jan Martens, Alechinsky, Voyage en Chambre" h: 110 w: 146 cm
Arbre imposé, 1988
Sold on Dec 5, 2020
€37,500
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acrylic on paper laid down on canvas
65 x 103 cm
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€37,500
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Dec 5, 2020
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Arbre imposé signé et daté 'Alechinsky 1988' (en bas à gauche); signé, titré et daté 'Alechinsky 1988 "ARBRE IMPOSÉ"' (sur le châssis) acrylique sur papier marouflé sur toile 65 x 103 cm. Peint en 1988. signed and dated 'Alechinsky 1988' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'Alechinsky 1988 "ARBRE IMPOSÉ"' (on the stretcher) acrylic on paper laid down on canvas 25 5/8 x 40 ½ in. Painted in 1988.
Arbre imposé, 1988
acrylic on paper laid down on canvas
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
€37,500
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65 x 103 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
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€37,500
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Arbre imposé signé et daté 'Alechinsky 1988' (en bas à gauche); signé, titré et daté 'Alechinsky 1988 "ARBRE IMPOSÉ"' (sur le châssis) acrylique sur papier marouflé sur toile 65 x 103 cm. Peint en 1988. signed and dated 'Alechinsky 1988' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'Alechinsky 1988 "ARBRE IMPOSÉ"' (on the stretcher) acrylic on paper laid down on canvas 25 5/8 x 40 ½ in. Painted in 1988.
Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?, 1960
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€156,250
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oil on canvas
110 x 122 cm
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€156,250
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Dec 5, 2020
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Dr. Livingstone, I presume ? signé 'Alechinsky' (en bas à droite); signé et titré 'Alechinsky "Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?"' (sur le châssis) huile sur toile 110 x 122 cm. Peint en 1960. signed 'Alechinsky' (lower right); signed and titled 'Alechinsky "Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?"' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 43 ¼ x 48 in. Painted in 1960.
Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?, 1960
oil on canvas
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
€156,250
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110 x 122 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
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€156,250
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Dr. Livingstone, I presume ? signé 'Alechinsky' (en bas à droite); signé et titré 'Alechinsky "Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?"' (sur le châssis) huile sur toile 110 x 122 cm. Peint en 1960. signed 'Alechinsky' (lower right); signed and titled 'Alechinsky "Dr. Livingstone, I presume ?"' (on the stretcher) oil on canvas 43 ¼ x 48 in. Painted in 1960.
Soleil de fonte, 1986
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€56,250
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India ink and acrylic on Taiwan paper laid down on canvas
95 x 96 cm
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€56,250
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Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Soleil de fonte signé 'Alchinsky' (en bas à droite); daté '1986' (en bas à gauche); signé, titré et daté '"SOLEIL DE FONTE" 1986 Alechinsky' (sur le châssis) encre de Chine et acrylique sur papier Taiwan marouflé sur toile 95 x 96 cm. Réalisé en 1986. signed 'Alechinsky' (lower right); dated '1986' (lower left); signed, titled and dated '"SOLEIL DE FONTE" 1986 Alechinsky' (on the stretcher) India ink and acrylic on Taiwan paper laid down on canvas 37 3/8 x 37 ¾ in. Executed in 1986.
Soleil de fonte, 1986
India ink and acrylic on Taiwan paper laid down on canvas
Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
€56,250
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95 x 96 cm
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Dec 5, 2020
Christie's
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€56,250
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Pierre Alechinsky (né en 1927) Soleil de fonte signé 'Alchinsky' (en bas à droite); daté '1986' (en bas à gauche); signé, titré et daté '"SOLEIL DE FONTE" 1986 Alechinsky' (sur le châssis) encre de Chine et acrylique sur papier Taiwan marouflé sur toile 95 x 96 cm. Réalisé en 1986. signed 'Alechinsky' (lower right); dated '1986' (lower left); signed, titled and dated '"SOLEIL DE FONTE" 1986 Alechinsky' (on the stretcher) India ink and acrylic on Taiwan paper laid down on canvas 37 3/8 x 37 ¾ in. Executed in 1986.