1949 Photolithograph Georges Braque Nature Morte Still Life Fruit Abstract GBL1

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"Nature Morte"

This is an original 1949 photolithograph of a 1926 painting by Georges Braque of an abstract still life.

CONDITION

This 65+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging in margins. No creases. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Orig. Photolithograph; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 5.25 x 4.15 inches; 13 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Braque, Georges. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Braque, Georges

Georges Braque (May 13, 1882-Aug. 31, 1963) was a major 20th century French painter and sculptor. He, along with Picasso, developed the Cubist movement. He painted houses during the day and studied artistic painting during the evenings at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Le Havre before moving to Paris where he attended Academie Humbert. At first his style was impressionistic until he discovered and adapted to the Fauvist style. He exhibited his Fauvist work at the Salon des Independants before being influenced by Paul Cezanne. CezanneÕs work affected many of the avant-garde artists of Paris causing it to transform into Cubism. He died in Paris and is buried in the cemetery of the Church of St. Valery in Varengevill-sur-Mer, Normandy, whose windows he designed.

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