Georges BRAQUE - Theogony of Hesiod | La Théogonie d'Hésiode

Artist The prices of Georges BRAQUE / All the artworks on the Marketplace
Type of Artwork Multiple
Title Theogony of Hesiod | La Théogonie d'Hésiode
Year 1932
Category Print-Multiple
Medium Etching
Number and/or edition 50
Signature Hand signed
Size of the artwork
20.94 x 14.8 in
53.2 x 37.6 cm
Certificate issued by Gilden's Art Gallery
Invoice issued by Gilden's Art Gallery
Catalogue raisonné reference Vallier 20
Condition good condition

This etching is hand signed in brown crayon by the artist "G.Braque" at the lower right margin. It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 50, at the lower left margin. The work was printed in a limited edition of 50 hand signed and numbered impressions. It was printed by Galanis in 1932. This is the tenth plate from a series of 16 etchings that illustrate Hesiod’s “The Theogony”, which was commissioned by Ambroise Vollard, Paris.
The paper bears the Van Gelder watermark in the lower margin.
Note: Braque never discussed his fascination with Greek themes, but it is known that he first became interested in the art and literature of the very early (and rather unfashionable) Geometric or Protoattic periods, c.900-600 BC, in the early 1930s. 

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