Sonia Delaunay, ‘Les trois graces’, 1972, Print, Lithograph in colors on wove paper, Heritage Auctions
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Sonia Delaunay

Les trois graces, 1972

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
22 1/2 × 15 1/2 in
57.2 × 39.4 cm
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H.C. XV (aside from an edition of 75)

Framed Dimensions 31.5 X 24.5 Inches

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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.

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H.C. XV (aside from an edition of 75)

Framed Dimensions 31.5 X 24.5 Inches

Condition Report: Moderate overall light and time staining; moderate mat burns; adhesive with staining to the edges. Matted and framed under glass.

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Signed and numbered in pencil along lower edge
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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

Les trois graces, 1972

Lithograph in colors on wove paper
22 1/2 × 15 1/2 in
57.2 × 39.4 cm
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