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Victor Brauner

Accouplement d'Éléments, 1962

Oil on canvas
31 9/10 × 25 3/5 in
81 × 65 cm
This is a unique work.
£115,000
location
London
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About the work
Provenance
Stern Pissarro
London
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Sammy Kinge.

Alexander Iolas, New …

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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Sammy Kinge.

Alexander Iolas, New York
Galleria L'Attico, Rome
Dino Fabbri, Milan
Private Collection, Europe
Private Collection USA, acquired from the above in June 1990

Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed Victor Brauner, dated 1962 lower right and titled lower left
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Victor Brauner
Romanian, 1903–1966
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Victor Brauner’s multi-media practice is now most closely associated with Surrealism. During his training at the School of Fine Arts in Bucharest, Brauner had in fact developed an expressionist style, which he later abandoned during his involvement with various Dadaist and Surrealist art publications. It was Yves Tanguy who formally introduced Brauner to the Surrealists and instigated his involvement with the movement. His practice, which included painting, drawing, and printmaking, drew from disparate symbolic systems like Tarot Cards, Egyptian hieroglyphics, and ancient Mexican texts. Brauner asserted that all of his paintings were autobiographical in some way. He led a turbulent life of constant displacement; anticipating the danger of World War II, Brauner reduced the dimensions of his canvases such that each could fit in his luggage for emergency travel—he called these his “suitcase paintings.”

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About the work
Provenance
Stern Pissarro
London
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Sammy Kinge.

Alexander Iolas, New …

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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Sammy Kinge.

Alexander Iolas, New York
Galleria L'Attico, Rome
Dino Fabbri, Milan
Private Collection, Europe
Private Collection USA, acquired from the above in June 1990

Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed Victor Brauner, dated 1962 lower right and titled lower left
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Victor Brauner
Romanian, 1903–1966
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Victor Brauner’s multi-media practice is now most closely associated with Surrealism. During his training at the School of Fine Arts in Bucharest, Brauner had in fact developed an expressionist style, which he later abandoned during his involvement with various Dadaist and Surrealist art publications. It was Yves Tanguy who formally introduced Brauner to the Surrealists and instigated his involvement with the movement. His practice, which included painting, drawing, and printmaking, drew from disparate symbolic systems like Tarot Cards, Egyptian hieroglyphics, and ancient Mexican texts. Brauner asserted that all of his paintings were autobiographical in some way. He led a turbulent life of constant displacement; anticipating the danger of World War II, Brauner reduced the dimensions of his canvases such that each could fit in his luggage for emergency travel—he called these his “suitcase paintings.”

Victor Brauner

Accouplement d'Éléments, 1962

Oil on canvas
31 9/10 × 25 3/5 in
81 × 65 cm
This is a unique work.
£115,000
location
London
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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