Vintage 1970s Max Papart Limited Edition Signed Embossed Aquatint Etching A
Abstract aquatint etching on cream colored Japan paper with embossing by Max Papart (1911 - 1994) France. Signed and numbered 32/75 in pencil along lower margin, circa 1970's.
Max Papart (1911 – 1994) was born in Marseilles, France in 1911. Papart began his career as a landscape painter. His work evolved into abstraction, and he gained a reputation as the heir to classic cubism. Through the years he has developed spiritual affinities with other styles and schools. Elements of Etruscan, archaic European, African, and pre-Columbian art have influenced his work, leading to his present semi-figurative style. In Papart’s art, composition goes hand in hand with color, each strengthening the other. He feels that “color is intuitive.” His etchings are noted for contrast in surface textures, achieved with aquatint for a soft, mottled appearance and with carborundum, a technique that results in deep veining reminiscent of stone.
Framed behind plexi. The artist added a unique touch by applying a red painted mark on the front of the plexi (outside artwork).
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Artist: Max Papart (1911 – 1994)
Color/Pattern: Red, Black, Beige
Place of Origin: France
Materials: Paper, Ink, Metal, Plexiglass
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition, Original Unaltered
Damage or Points of Notice: None
Dimensions: 18.25"W x 1.63"D x 22"H; Image size: 11.5"W x 15.25"H
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