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George Braque  - Oiseau Verni

George Braque Oiseau Verni

Varnished Bird (Bird VII)

Medium: Original Lithograph in colours, 1954, on Arches watermarked paper , signed by the artist in pencil,  with full margins.

Edition: 75

Published by: Gallery Maeght, Paris

Printed by: Mourlot Freres, Paris, France

References:

Dora Vallier “Braque: The Complete Graphics: Number 93

Maeght Catalogue: Number 27 (Shown as “Oiseau IV)

Engelberts No 55

Hatje No 57

Mourlot “Braque Lithographie” : No 28, page 66

Public Collections: Musee de Dieppe, Volume 2, Number 25

Public Exhibitions: An unvarnished impression on Arches appeared in the exhibition “George Braque Das Lithographische Were held at the Rheinisches Landesraum in Bonn, November-December, 1971 (cf: Catalogue; No 31a)

Condition: Some staining at sheet edges, not visible under mount. The varnish application has left one or two small spots in brown on the surface, one close to the signature and 2 to right of image not visible under the mount. Otherwise in good condition.

Size: 400 x 500mm (sheet); 216 x 317 mms (Image size)