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Georges Braque (1882-1963) The Dance 1934 Signed Etching on Paper Framed

Georges Braque (1882-1963) The Dance 1934 Signed Etching on Paper Framed

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"The Dance" 1934

Signed Etching on Paper

Framed, with a Charles Scott Gallery Letter of Authenticity

Georges Braque, French (1882-1963) is of course a huge figure in 19th/20th century art, being a major part of the Cubism movement. This is a rare and beautiful etching on paper - "The Dance" from 1934. 10 x 7-1/8 inches (25.4 x 18.1 cm) (sight) Signed in pencil lower right.

The etching was created for the book "Georges Braque" by Carl Einstein and was published in 1934 by Chroniques du Jour, Paris and A. Zwemmer, London and E. Weyne, New York. It was printed in a limited edition of 250 signed and numbered impressions. The book itself is hand numbered on the first page "Edition numérotée 68"

CONDITION: Presents well. Mild to moderate light and time staining. Not examined out of frame. Matted and framed under acrylic. Framed Dimensions 15.5" X 12". We will include a Charles Scott Gallery Letter of Authenticity.

PROVENANCE: Purchased via Heritage Auctions, from the Collection of Dr. Cornelius Osgood, Professor and Curator of Anthropology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut; Mrs. Soo Sui-Ling Osgood, Hamden, Connecticut (Hamden), by descent from the above; Estate of the above.

Literature: 1. Vallier, Dora. 1982. Braque: The Complete Graphics Catalogue Raisonne. New York: Alpine Fine Arts collection "Braque: The Complete Graphics Catalogue Raisonne", by Dora Vallier, published by Alpine Fine Arts collection, NY, 1982. Reference: Vallier 25 p 65 (illustrated) 2. Hofmann, Werner. 1961. L'Oeuvre Graphique de Georges Braque. Stuuugart: Editions Gerd Hatje. Reference: Hatje Livres 111

Georges Braque (1882-1963) played a major role in the development of what became known as Cubism. Braque's work is intertwined with that of his collaborator Pablo Picasso, especially from 1908 to 1912, particularly regarding their respective contributions to the development of the collage. Picasso's fame and notoriety often overshadowed the quiet life of Braque.

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