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after Georges Braque - L'Oiseau (1958)

after Georges Braque - L'Oiseau (1958)

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after Georges Braque Lithograph "L'Oiseau" (1958)

This after Georges Braque Lithograph, titled "L'Oiseau" (1958), is a stunning piece of art. It features a beautiful bird in a vibrant color palette. The lithograph is printed on high-quality paper, ensuring its longevity.

This piece is perfect for any art lover looking to add a touch of sophistication to their home. It is sure to be a conversation starter and will be admired by all who see it. Whether you hang it in your living room, bedroom, or office, this lithograph will be a beautiful addition to any space.

  • Date: 1958
  • Lithograph, unframed
  • Signed in the stone, not by hand
  • Size: 15 х 11 in (38 x 27 cm)
  • Printer: Arte, Paris
  • Publisher: Maeght, Paris
  • Mint condition

Provenance: from the estate of Leon and Jane Arkus. Leon was the Director of the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, from 1969 to 1980. 

After prints were created under the auspices of artists’ publishers. Georges Braque worked with Parisian publisher Maeght to create graphics made “after” his watercolors and paintings. The printers whom he regularly worked with on his “original” graphics headed these projects. Like Chagall, Braque assisted the printers closely throughout the entire process; he chose each image and which technique to use, directed the lithographer or engraver, and corrected and approved the proofs. He authorized production of the work by hand-signing the edition. These “after” prints reproduced prominent, large color paintings from earlier in the artists’ careers–created before they had begun to utilize color printmaking techniques, and generally, from the mid-20th century on–and were championed by print publishers as a means of extending the artists’ commercial output.
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