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BRAQUE x12 Lithographies Originales DERRIERE LE MIROIR 4-25/26-48/49-71/72-85-86
1956. This is a compilation of five issues of Maeght's legendary periodical "Derriere Le Miroir" devoted solely to Georges Braque. Bound by Maeght in brown cloth-over-boards with debossed white lettering in 1956, it collects the complete ORIGINAL contents of DLM : #4 (Juin 1947): "Braque", #25-26 (Janvier 1950): "G. Braque", #48-49 (Juin-Julliet 1952): "G. Braque", #71-72 (Decembre 1954-Janvier 1955): "G. Braque: Theogoni d'Hesiode", #85-86 (Avril-Mai 1956): "Braque" It contains 12 original lithographs from the artist Very good condition ************ Georges Braque was a 20th century French painter who invented Cubism with Pablo Picasso. Along with Cubism, Braque used the styles of Impressionism, Fauvism and collage, and even staged designs for the Ballet Russes. Through his career, his style changed to portray somber subjects during wartime and lighter, freer themes in between. He never strayed far from Cubism, as there were always aspects of it in his works. Braque died on August 31, 1963, in Paris. Early Life Georges Braque was a French painter born on May 13, 1882, in Argenteuil, France. He spent his childhood in Le Havre and planned to follow in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by becoming a house painter. From about 1897 to 1899, Braque studied painting at the École des Beaux-Arts in the evenings. Wanting to pursue artistic painting further, he moved to Paris and apprenticed with a master decorator before painting at the Académie Humbert from 1902 to 1904. Braque started his art career using an Impressionistic painting style. Circa 1905, he transitioned int … [Click Below for Full Description]
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