Original 1920s French Cubism Art Lithograph by Jacques Villon (Duchamp) for sale
Item ID: 372235
An original aquatint etching by the important French Cubist painter & printmaker, Jacques Villon. Villon is known as one of the greatest Cubist printmakers and is known his pure, graphic images.
The lithograph measures 19.7 x 13.4 inches and is signed in the lower right and dated 1927. It is in very good condition.
About the Artist: Jacques Villon (1875-1963)
- was born Gaston Emile Duchamp and is the oldest brother of the Duchamp clan and Marcel Duchamp. He eventually changed his name to distinguish himself from his other 3 artistic siblings.
- in 1903, he organized thefirst Salon d'Automne in Paris
- originally influenced byEdgar Degas and Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, but later he participated in the fauvist, cubist, and abstract impressionist
- close friends of Francis Picabia, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger, Pablo Picasso & George Braque
- in 1906 began to specialize in printmaking, specifically the techniques of intaglio and drypoint
- in 1913, he exhibited at thefamous Armory Show in New York City, which introduced modern European art to the U.S.
- in 1950, Villon received the Carnegie Prize, the highest award for painting in the world
- his work is in the collections of various museums, including MOMA, the National Gallery of Art in Washington & the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston
Styles: Cubism (1908-1920)
Measurements: 50.0 x 34.0 x CM (H x W x D) Change Unit
Condition: Good Condition
Designer: Unknown designer
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