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Georges Braque

Femme Assise, 1934 (printed 1953)

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9 1/2 × 7 1/4 in
24.1 × 18.4 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
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F.L. Braswell Fine Art
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An Hors Commerce impression aside from the edition of 50. Signed & annotated in pencil.

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An Hors Commerce impression aside from the edition of 50. Signed & annotated in pencil.
Published by Maeght, Paris. Printed by, G. Visat, Paris. Framed size is 21.5 x 17.5 inches.

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Maeght, Paris
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
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French painter, collagist and sculptor Georges Braque is, along with Pablo Picasso, renowned as the co-founder of Cubism, which revolutionized 20th-century painting. In his work, objects are fragmented and reconstructed into geometric forms, fracturing the picture plane in order to explore a variety of viewpoints. “The hard-and-fast rules of perspective … were a ghastly mistake which…has taken four centuries to redress,” he said in 1957. Merging aspects of the sculptural with the pictorial, Braque was also an innovator in the use of collage, inventing a technique known as papier collé, which he first explored in one early work Fruit Dish and Glass (1912) by attaching pieces of wallpaper to a charcoal drawing. This approach deeply influenced not only his contemporaries but generations of artists from Modernism to the present.

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An Hors Commerce impression aside from the edition of 50. Signed & annotated in pencil.

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An Hors Commerce impression aside from the edition of 50. Signed & annotated in pencil.
Published by Maeght, Paris. Printed by, G. Visat, Paris. Framed size is 21.5 x 17.5 inches.

Signature
Yes
Publisher
Maeght, Paris
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
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French painter, collagist and sculptor Georges Braque is, along with Pablo Picasso, renowned as the co-founder of Cubism, which revolutionized 20th-century painting. In his work, objects are fragmented and reconstructed into geometric forms, fracturing the picture plane in order to explore a variety of viewpoints. “The hard-and-fast rules of perspective … were a ghastly mistake which…has taken four centuries to redress,” he said in 1957. Merging aspects of the sculptural with the pictorial, Braque was also an innovator in the use of collage, inventing a technique known as papier collé, which he first explored in one early work Fruit Dish and Glass (1912) by attaching pieces of wallpaper to a charcoal drawing. This approach deeply influenced not only his contemporaries but generations of artists from Modernism to the present.

Georges Braque

Femme Assise, 1934 (printed 1953)

Etching
9 1/2 × 7 1/4 in
24.1 × 18.4 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Sold
location
Chicago
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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