Juan GrisPipe and Domino 1924

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Artist
Juan Gris (1887‑1927)
Title
Pipe and Domino
Pipe et domino
Date 1924
MediumGouache on paper
Dimensionssupport: 180 x 223 mm frame: 340 x 390 x 31 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler 1974, accessioned 1994
Reference
T06812
Not on display

Summary

This text discusses three works on paper, Pipe and Domino 1924 (T06812), Bowl of Fruit 1924 (T06813) and Still Life, Guitar and Carafe 1924 (T06815).

By 1924, Gris had achieved prominence with both the public and the avant-garde and was beginning to enjoy considerable commercial success. His reputation was additionally enhanced that year by the success of a lecture titled 'On the Possibilities of Painting' which he delivered to students at the Sorbonne university in Paris. This was subsequently published and translated into English, Spanish and German (Kahnweiler, pp.139-44). In it Gris described painting as 'a sort of flat, coloured architecture' (Kahnweiler, p… (read more)

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