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Georges Mathieu

La retraite de Hughes de Payens, 1958

Oil on canvas
38 1/5 × 76 4/5 in
96.5 × 193 cm
This is a unique work.
€200,000 - 300,000
location
Paris, 75003, Brussels
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Templon
Paris, 75003, +1 more
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La retraite de Hughes de Payens is one of the six large paintings Georges Mathieu executed in 1958 …

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La retraite de Hughes de Payens is one of the six large paintings Georges Mathieu executed in 1958 in homage to the Templar Order. Commemorating the 840th anniversary of its establishment, the work refers more particularly to its founder and first Grand Master Hugues de Payens. It echoes another painting of the …

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Georges Mathieu
French, 1921–2012
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Considered the founder of Lyrical Abstraction—a movement distinct from geometric abstraction in the …

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Considered the founder of Lyrical Abstraction—a movement distinct from geometric abstraction in the organic style of its forms—and the organizer of the “Abstraction Lyrique” exhibition held in Paris in 1947, Georges Mathieu is best known for his large-scale paintings featuring curving calligraphic lines. Mathieu was a …

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Templon
Paris, 75003, +1 more
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La retraite de Hughes de Payens is one of the six large paintings Georges Mathieu executed in 1958 …

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La retraite de Hughes de Payens is one of the six large paintings Georges Mathieu executed in 1958 in homage to the Templar Order. Commemorating the 840th anniversary of its establishment, the work refers more particularly to its founder and first Grand Master Hugues de Payens. It echoes another painting of the …

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Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Georges Mathieu
French, 1921–2012
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Considered the founder of Lyrical Abstraction—a movement distinct from geometric abstraction in the …

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Considered the founder of Lyrical Abstraction—a movement distinct from geometric abstraction in the organic style of its forms—and the organizer of the “Abstraction Lyrique” exhibition held in Paris in 1947, Georges Mathieu is best known for his large-scale paintings featuring curving calligraphic lines. Mathieu was a …

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Georges Mathieu

La retraite de Hughes de Payens, 1958

Oil on canvas
38 1/5 × 76 4/5 in
96.5 × 193 cm
This is a unique work.
€200,000 - 300,000
location
Paris, 75003, Brussels
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