Jean Dubuffet, ‘Parade nuptiale (Courtship)’, 1973, Print, Screenprint in colours, on tan Canson paper, with full margins., Phillips
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

Jean Dubuffet

Parade nuptiale (Courtship), 1973

Screenprint in colours, on tan Canson paper, with full margins.
15 1/2 × 13 1/5 in
39.4 × 33.5 cm
Edition 61/85
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
P
Phillips

Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

I. …

Medium
Signature
Signed with initials, dated and numbered 61/85 in pencil (there were also 15 proofs lettered 'A-O' and 13 hors commerce impressions in …
Jean Dubuffet
French, 1901–1985
Follow

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 of his canvases are thick and clotted; their aesthetic is muddy and scatological. Dubuffet coined the term “Art Brut” to describe the kind of work that he collected and aspired toward: the untrained, outsider art of alienated groups, including children and the mentally ill. His own paintings are purposefully “deskilled,” often possessing the spontaneity and crude aesthetic of finger paintings.

Jean Dubuffet, ‘Parade nuptiale (Courtship)’, 1973, Print, Screenprint in colours, on tan Canson paper, with full margins., Phillips
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
P
Phillips

Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

I. 25 x 20 cm (9 7/8 x 7 7/8 in.)
S. 39.4 x 33.5 cm (15 1/2 x 13 1/4 in.)

Medium
Signature
Signed with initials, dated and numbered 61/85 in pencil (there were also 15 proofs lettered 'A-O' and 13 hors commerce impressions in …
Jean Dubuffet
French, 1901–1985
Follow

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 of his canvases are thick and clotted; their aesthetic is muddy and scatological. Dubuffet coined the term “Art Brut” to describe the kind of work that he collected and aspired toward: the untrained, outsider art of alienated groups, including children and the mentally ill. His own paintings are purposefully “deskilled,” often possessing the spontaneity and crude aesthetic of finger paintings.

Jean Dubuffet

Parade nuptiale (Courtship), 1973

Screenprint in colours, on tan Canson paper, with full margins.
15 1/2 × 13 1/5 in
39.4 × 33.5 cm
Edition 61/85
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Jean Dubuffet
Related works