Jean Dubuffet, ‘Barbe des bourreaux de Paris’, 21671, Phillips
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Jean Dubuffet

Barbe des bourreaux de Paris, 21671

Ink and paper collage on paper
20 1/10 × 13 1/10 in
51 × 33.3 cm
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Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago

From the Catalogue: Barbe des …

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Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago

From the Catalogue: Barbe des bourreaux de Paris was executed in May 1959 and therefore ranks as one of the earliest works in Jean Dubuffet’s series of “Barbes.” This is a highly-acclaimed group of works that saw Dubuffet embracing figuration, and …

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Signed and dated "J. Dubuffet 59" lower center; further titled, inscribed and dated "D40 Barbe des bourreaux de Paris mai 59" on the reverse
Jean Dubuffet
French, 1901–1985
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In his seminal modernist paintings, Jean Dubuffet delved deep into questions of ground and …

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In his seminal modernist paintings, Jean Dubuffet delved deep into questions of ground and materiality. Such themes were highly charged during the post–WWII period in which he worked, shortly after the destruction of many European cities as well as the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the war. The surfaces …

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Jean Dubuffet, ‘Barbe des bourreaux de Paris’, 21671, Phillips
Jean Dubuffet, ‘Barbe des bourreaux de Paris’, 21671, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago

From the Catalogue: Barbe des …

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Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago

From the Catalogue: Barbe des bourreaux de Paris was executed in May 1959 and therefore ranks as one of the earliest works in Jean Dubuffet’s series of “Barbes.” This is a highly-acclaimed group of works that saw Dubuffet embracing figuration, and …

Read more
Signature
Signed and dated "J. Dubuffet 59" lower center; further titled, inscribed and dated "D40 Barbe des bourreaux de Paris mai 59" on the reverse
Jean Dubuffet
French, 1901–1985
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In his seminal modernist paintings, Jean Dubuffet delved deep into questions of ground and …

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In his seminal modernist paintings, Jean Dubuffet delved deep into questions of ground and materiality. Such themes were highly charged during the post–WWII period in which he worked, shortly after the destruction of many European cities as well as the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the war. The surfaces …

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Jean Dubuffet

Barbe des bourreaux de Paris, 21671

Ink and paper collage on paper
20 1/10 × 13 1/10 in
51 × 33.3 cm
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