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Sonia Delaunay, ‘Cathédrale’, 1971, Doyle
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Sonia Delaunay

Cathédrale, 1971

Color lithograph, on wove paper
23 7/8 × 17 5/8 in
60.6 × 44.8 cm
Edition 41/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Doyle

signed, dated and numbered 41/75 in pencil.

23.875 x 17.625 inches; 606 x 448 mm.
Sheet: 30 x 22 …

signed, dated and numbered 41/75 in pencil.

23.875 x 17.625 inches; 606 x 448 mm.
Sheet: 30 x 22 inches; 762 x 559 mm.

Condition: Some unobtrusive handling creases, minor printer's ink or soiling in the margins and verso, an almost imperceptible area of light abrasion at bottom sheet corner verso (only visible …

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Sonia Delaunay
French, 1885–1979
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Sonia Delaunay’s innovative explorations of color and form began with a quilt she made for her son in 1911 that would spur a breakthrough in the history of abstraction. She had moved from Moscow to Paris at age 20, where she first encountered Post-Impressionism and Fauvism, inspiring her to push further toward non-objective art. Along with her husband, Robert Delaunay, she developed a bright blend of Cubism and Futurism that would be dubbed Orphism by critic Guillaume Apollinaire in 1910—though Delaunay preferred the term “Simultaneous Contrasts”. In addition to painting, she created textiles as “exercises in color,” under the Maison Delaunay label, even creating costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. In 1964, Delaunay became the first living woman to be given a retrospective at the Louvre.

Sonia Delaunay, ‘Cathédrale’, 1971, Doyle
Sonia Delaunay, ‘Cathédrale’, 1971, Doyle
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About the work
Provenance
D
Doyle

signed, dated and numbered 41/75 in pencil.

23.875 x 17.625 inches; 606 x 448 mm.
Sheet: 30 x 22 …

signed, dated and numbered 41/75 in pencil.

23.875 x 17.625 inches; 606 x 448 mm.
Sheet: 30 x 22 inches; 762 x 559 mm.

Condition: Some unobtrusive handling creases, minor printer's ink or soiling in the margins and verso, an almost imperceptible area of light abrasion at bottom sheet corner verso (only visible …

Medium
Print
Sonia Delaunay
French, 1885–1979
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Sonia Delaunay’s innovative explorations of color and form began with a quilt she made for her son in 1911 that would spur a breakthrough in the history of abstraction. She had moved from Moscow to Paris at age 20, where she first encountered Post-Impressionism and Fauvism, inspiring her to push further toward non-objective art. Along with her husband, Robert Delaunay, she developed a bright blend of Cubism and Futurism that would be dubbed Orphism by critic Guillaume Apollinaire in 1910—though Delaunay preferred the term “Simultaneous Contrasts”. In addition to painting, she created textiles as “exercises in color,” under the Maison Delaunay label, even creating costumes for Sergei Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes. In 1964, Delaunay became the first living woman to be given a retrospective at the Louvre.

Sonia Delaunay

Cathédrale, 1971

Color lithograph, on wove paper
23 7/8 × 17 5/8 in
60.6 × 44.8 cm
Edition 41/75
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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