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1969 Print Man Smoking Soldant Fumant Pipe Cubism Geometric Roger de La XAV5

1969 Print Man Smoking Soldant Fumant Pipe Cubism Geometric Roger de La XAV5

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This is an original 1969 color tipped-in print of a man smoking entitled "Soldat Fumant."

CONDITION

This 42+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso of the mounting board. Also Note: There is a light glue impression on the print from where it was adhered to the mounting board.

  • Product Type: Orig. Tipped-In Print; Color
  • Grade: Very Fine ++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 10.5 inches; 23 x 27 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)

Period Paper is pleased to present a rare, beautifully produced collection of tipped-in prints, featuring the artwork of Roger de la Fresnaye, the French Cubist painter. This collection is limited to 900 copies, with 600 numbered between B-1 and B-600 for the New York Graphic Society Limited. This collection offers prints numbered B-12.

Though there is printing on the reverse of the mounting board, the manner in which these prints were produced makes them incredibly valuable and desirable. We would suggest when framing, to not remove the tipped-in print from the mounting board.

This piece was illustrated by La Fresnaye, Roger de. Artist signature in print - bottom right of image.

La Fresnaye, Roger de

Roger de la Fresnaye (July 11, 1885-Nov. 27, 1935) was a French cubist painter. La Fresnaye came from an aristocratic family whose home, the Chateau de La Fresnaye, is in Falasie, France. He studied academic painting at the Academie Julian and at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Later he studied at the Academie Ranson under Maurice Denis and Paul Serusier, who greatly influenced his work. He spent 2 years as a member of the Section dÕOr group of artists where he demonstrated his individual response to cubism. His work was known for its decorative elements rather than the typical structural feel of other cubist's work. In his later life he contracted tuberculosis and was too exhausted to paint regularly. He left cubism and went for a more spatial and linear style until his death in 1925.

Keywords specific to this image: Shapes, Smoke, Puff, Deconstruction of Form, Geometric Shapes, Abstraction

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