navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share

Georges Braque

Still life with lemon, 1934

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
6 1/2 × 9 1/4 in
16.5 × 23.5 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Bibliography
HA
Heritage Auctions

Condition Report: Mat burns around all edges; staining upper center; adhesive and adhesive stains …

Read more

Condition Report: Mat burns around all edges; staining upper center; adhesive and adhesive stains upper edge on verso; two small foxing spots at lower center on verso; edges showing signs of becoming brittle. Framed, matted and hinged.

Signature
Signed in pencil in lower right with watermark lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
Follow

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.

navigate left
navigate right
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
Save
Save
view
View in room
share
Share
About the work
Bibliography
HA
Heritage Auctions

Condition Report: Mat burns around all edges; staining upper center; adhesive and adhesive stains …

Read more

Condition Report: Mat burns around all edges; staining upper center; adhesive and adhesive stains upper edge on verso; two small foxing spots at lower center on verso; edges showing signs of becoming brittle. Framed, matted and hinged.

Signature
Signed in pencil in lower right with watermark lower right
Image rights
Courtesy of Heritage Auctions
Georges Braque
French, 1882–1963
Follow

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

Still life with lemon, 1934

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
6 1/2 × 9 1/4 in
16.5 × 23.5 cm
Edition of 50
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Georges Braque
Related works
Most Similar