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Victor Brauner

Untitled, 1941

Drawing
3 1/5 × 5 1/5 in
8.2 × 13.2 cm
This is a unique work.
€9,500
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Wallector
Only Exhibition
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This original drawing Untitled by Victor Brauner is hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
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This original drawing Untitled by Victor Brauner is hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
Pencil and Grease Pencil on paper.
The certificate of authenticity is provided by Samy Kinge, dated 09/12/2016.
Exhibitions: Regards de Provence, Marseille 2014, catalog of the exhibition, repr. p. 23.
Provenance:

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Signature
Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
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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This original drawing Untitled by Victor Brauner is hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
Pencil …

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This original drawing Untitled by Victor Brauner is hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
Pencil and Grease Pencil on paper.
The certificate of authenticity is provided by Samy Kinge, dated 09/12/2016.
Exhibitions: Regards de Provence, Marseille 2014, catalog of the exhibition, repr. p. 23.
Provenance:

  • Lorette …
Read more
Signature
Hand-signed and dated on the lower right.
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

Untitled, 1941

Drawing
3 1/5 × 5 1/5 in
8.2 × 13.2 cm
This is a unique work.
€9,500
location
Only Exhibition
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
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