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Birds , 1982

Etching
26 2/5 × 19 7/10 in
67 × 50 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Le Coin des Arts
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67.00 cm. x 50.00 cm. | 26.38 in. x 19.69 in. (paper)
41.00 cm. x 33.00 cm. | 16.14 in. x 12.99 in. …

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67.00 cm. x 50.00 cm. | 26.38 in. x 19.69 in. (paper)
41.00 cm. x 33.00 cm. | 16.14 in. x 12.99 in. (image)
Excellent condition
LCD3425

Signature
Handsigned by the artist in pencil and annoted EA
Johnny Friedlaender
Polish, 1912–1992
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Although Johnny Friedlaender pursued watercolor and oil painting throughout his career, describing himself as a “painter who engraves,” his artistic legacy centers on color printmaking, techniques of which he pioneered. His early black-and-white prints drew heavily on Surrealism and Expressionism, executing phantasmorgic visions of animals and human figures, as in Cheval (1940), an aquatint etching of a horse leaping up towards the moon. Friedlaender’s abstracted portrayals of nature as a majestic, mystical force have been likened to Caspar David Friedrich’s transcendent landscapes, which he admired. As his style matured, Freidlaender rejected the gestural abandon of Expressionism, fully embracing a precise style of abstraction instead. He became known for musically oriented compositions of delicate forms and symbols in a harmonious palette.

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67.00 cm. x 50.00 cm. | 26.38 in. x 19.69 in. (paper)
41.00 cm. x 33.00 cm. | 16.14 in. x 12.99 in. …

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67.00 cm. x 50.00 cm. | 26.38 in. x 19.69 in. (paper)
41.00 cm. x 33.00 cm. | 16.14 in. x 12.99 in. (image)
Excellent condition
LCD3425

Signature
Handsigned by the artist in pencil and annoted EA
Johnny Friedlaender
Polish, 1912–1992
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Although Johnny Friedlaender pursued watercolor and oil painting throughout his career, describing himself as a “painter who engraves,” his artistic legacy centers on color printmaking, techniques of which he pioneered. His early black-and-white prints drew heavily on Surrealism and Expressionism, executing phantasmorgic visions of animals and human figures, as in Cheval (1940), an aquatint etching of a horse leaping up towards the moon. Friedlaender’s abstracted portrayals of nature as a majestic, mystical force have been likened to Caspar David Friedrich’s transcendent landscapes, which he admired. As his style matured, Freidlaender rejected the gestural abandon of Expressionism, fully embracing a precise style of abstraction instead. He became known for musically oriented compositions of delicate forms and symbols in a harmonious palette.

Birds , 1982

Etching
26 2/5 × 19 7/10 in
67 × 50 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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