Lot 141: CLAVE, ANTONI,(Spanish/French 1913-2005)
October 10, 2012
San Marcos, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Title: "Femme Peintre au Coq" ,signed by the artist ,numbered 53/200,As printed on Arches paper in the studio of Jacques and Edmond Desjobert in Paris; published by La Guilde de la Gravure, Paris & Geneva (with their blindstamp); , ,
Condition Report: In fine condition, the colours bright and fresh, with full margins.
Notes: Comments: One of the most striking of Clavé's early lithographs. This lithograph must have been inspired by Maria Sanmarti (1886-1959), Antoni Clavé's mother. She was born in Barcelona and followed her son to Paris in 1942 where he had emigrated three years earlier. She was partially paralyzed and became a painter in order to encourage Antoni in his career; she was well known for her colourful still lifes in gouache and lithography.,Sold unframed
Dimensions: , plate size: 30.0 x 44.0 cm - (11¾ x 17¼ inches), sheet: 38.0 x 56.0 cm - (15 x 22 inches)