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Pavane, 1935

Wooden collage on wood
57 × 38 in
144.8 × 96.5 cm
This is a unique work.
$40,000 - 50,000
location
New York
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About the work
Medium
Painting
Condition
Good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on back
Frame
Included
Stanley William Hayter
British, 1901–1988
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Stanley William Hayter is legendary for his technical innovations in printmaking. Initially, he experimented with adapting traditional black-and-white etching and engraving techniques to modern art aesthetics. Introduced to Surrealism in Paris through Yves Tanguy and André Masson, Hayter became associated with the movement, creating works such as Combat (1936), which depicts “a violent encounter of combatants, with leaping horses and a plethora of weapons,” as he described; Hayter drew its violent imagery from the horrors of the Spanish Civil War and the rise of Fascism. During WWII, as a member of the avant-garde living in exile in New York, his style moved toward Abstract Expressionism and, along with his theoretical writings on Automatism, would influence Jackson Pollock and other American artists. This period coincided with his perfection of a revolutionary technique for multicolor printing on a single plate.

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About the work
Medium
Painting
Condition
Good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed on back
Frame
Included
Stanley William Hayter
British, 1901–1988
Follow

Stanley William Hayter is legendary for his technical innovations in printmaking. Initially, he experimented with adapting traditional black-and-white etching and engraving techniques to modern art aesthetics. Introduced to Surrealism in Paris through Yves Tanguy and André Masson, Hayter became associated with the movement, creating works such as Combat (1936), which depicts “a violent encounter of combatants, with leaping horses and a plethora of weapons,” as he described; Hayter drew its violent imagery from the horrors of the Spanish Civil War and the rise of Fascism. During WWII, as a member of the avant-garde living in exile in New York, his style moved toward Abstract Expressionism and, along with his theoretical writings on Automatism, would influence Jackson Pollock and other American artists. This period coincided with his perfection of a revolutionary technique for multicolor printing on a single plate.

Pavane, 1935

Wooden collage on wood
57 × 38 in
144.8 × 96.5 cm
This is a unique work.
$40,000 - 50,000
location
New York
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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