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Georges Braque

The Penguin Modern Painters

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

John Richardson: A Scholar Collects

Georges Braque

Georges Braque

The Penguin Modern Painters

The Penguin Modern Painters

Estimate:

8,000

to
- 12,000 USD

Lot sold:

5,670

USD

John Richardson: A Scholar Collects

Georges Braque

1882 - 1963

The Penguin Modern Painters


Collage, gouache, watercolor and pencil on paper

8 3/4 by 7 1/8 in. (22.2 by 18.1 cm)

Framed: 14 3/4 by 13 3/4 in. (37.5 by 34.9 cm)

Executed in 1957.

Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet has been taped to a window mat at the center of the top edge of its verso. The collage elements are stable. The left and bottom edges are very lightly deckled and the right and top edges are cut. A single artist's pinhole to the upper right corner, and a second artist's pinhole toward the upper left corner. Two flattened creases extend across the upper left corner, the larger of which measures 3 inches. Additional flattened handling creases across the lower left and lower right corners.The sheet is very lightly time struck. Some minor scattered spots of staining. This work is in good condition.


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A gift from the artist
The present work is a study for the cover of George Braque: The Penguin Modern Painters by John Richardson.