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JEAN SIGNOVERT 1919-1981
Title: Red, Orange and Black Abstraction, 1970
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Inscribed Etching with Aquatint on BFK Rives Vellum paper
Paper Size: 50 x 65 cm / 19.7 x 25.6 in
Plate Size: 40 x 49 cm / 15.7 x 19.3 in
Additional Information: This etching with aquatint is Hand Signed and Dated “70” (1970)
by the artist in ball-pen at the lower right margin, as well as Hand Inscribed “epreuve d’atelier”
(Atelier Proof) at the lower left margin.
Jean Signovert was an important member of the French Abstract movement after the second world war.
The movement included different groups as “Abstraction-Création” with Auguste Herbin, Georges Vantongerloo, Hans Arp, Albert Gleizes, Jean Hélion, Georges Valmier and Frantisek Kupka.
After the second world war the significant Abstract groups were called among others “Art Informel”, “Lyrical Abstraction” , “ART AUTRE” and “Tachism”.
The artist who praticipated were among others: Andre Lanskoy, Wols, Leon Zack, Hans Hartung, Georges Mathieu, Henri Michaux, Pierre Soulages, Jean Bazaine, Alfred Manessier, Serge Poliakoff, Vasily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Jean Dubuffet, Jean-Michel Atlan, Roger Bissière, Camille Bryen, Alberto Burri, Charles Lapicque, Pierre Soulages, Nicolas de Staël, Antoni Tàpies and Jean Fautrier.
Condition: Very good condition. Minor surface dirt and creases in the margins. Otherwise in very good condition.