Jean FautrierBaby Mine 1947, published c.1960-4

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Jean Fautrier (1898‑1964)
Baby Mine
Les Seins et le sexe de la femme
Date 1947, published c.1960-4
MediumEtching and aquatint on paper
Dimensionsimage: 278 x 336 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1986
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Jean Fautrier 1897-1964

P77140 Baby-Mine1947, pub. c.1960-4

Etching and aquatint 278 x 336 (10 15/16 x 13 1/4) on handmade Vélin d'Auvergne paper 396 x 582 (15 9/16 x 22 15/16); plate-mark 278 x 336 (10 15/16 x 13 1/4); watermark ‘Auvergne a la Main'; printed by Jacques David, Paris and published by Michel Couturier, Paris in an edition of 50
Inscribed ‘Fautrier' b.r. and ‘23/50' b.l. and ‘Baby Mine' on back t.l. in another hand
Purchased from Lutz Riester (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Lit: Rainer Michael Mason, Jean Fautrier: Les Estampes, Geneva 1986, p.111 no.232 I repr. Also repr: Edwin Engelberts, Jean Fautrier: Oeuvre gravé Oeuvre sculpté, Geneva 1969, no.1947/18

The first state of P77140 was published in Fautrier l'enragé, Paris 1949 as ‘Les seins et le sexe de la femme' (p.11)… (read more)

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