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Paul Colin

Jazz Musicians, ca. 1939

Mixed media: gouache, ink and crayon, unsigned. Framed.
14 1/4 × 18 1/8 in
36.2 × 46 cm
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New York
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Rennert’s Gallery
New York
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Virtually synaesthetic, Colin's homage to jazz is a perfect translation of music into the …

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Virtually synaesthetic, Colin's homage to jazz is a perfect translation of music into the visual realm, reminiscent of Kenneth Fearing's poem "American Rhapsody (4)": "And the piano builds a roof of notes above the world. / And the trumpet weaves a dome of music through space. / And the drum …

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Paul Colin
French, 1892–1955
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Paul Colin was a prolific master of Art Deco poster illustration. In his lifetime, Colin produced …

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Paul Colin was a prolific master of Art Deco poster illustration. In his lifetime, Colin produced book designs, theater sets, and costume designs in addition to over 1,900 posters. As a teenager, Colin apprenticed at a printing house before enrolling at L’École des Beaux-Arts, and he would later work in the company of …

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About the work
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New York
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Virtually synaesthetic, Colin's homage to jazz is a perfect translation of music into the …

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Virtually synaesthetic, Colin's homage to jazz is a perfect translation of music into the visual realm, reminiscent of Kenneth Fearing's poem "American Rhapsody (4)": "And the piano builds a roof of notes above the world. / And the trumpet weaves a dome of music through space. / And the drum …

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Paul Colin
French, 1892–1955
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Paul Colin was a prolific master of Art Deco poster illustration. In his lifetime, Colin produced …

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Paul Colin was a prolific master of Art Deco poster illustration. In his lifetime, Colin produced book designs, theater sets, and costume designs in addition to over 1,900 posters. As a teenager, Colin apprenticed at a printing house before enrolling at L’École des Beaux-Arts, and he would later work in the company of …

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Paul Colin

Jazz Musicians, ca. 1939

Mixed media: gouache, ink and crayon, unsigned. Framed.
14 1/4 × 18 1/8 in
36.2 × 46 cm
Sold
location
New York
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