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Droites Libérées: Plate 9 by Roberto Matta

Droites Libérées: Plate 9 by Roberto Matta

Sims Reed Gallery (IFPDA)

Color Etching and Aquatint


Edition Size: Numbered in Roman numerals from XXV.

Sheet Size: 43.5 x 31.5 cm


Condition: Excellent

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From ‘Droites Libérées’, a series which illustrated a poem by Henri Michaux.
Signed in pencil.
From the suite on Japon nacré paper (the total edition was 125 copies on Arches and 125 on Japon nacré paper).
Printed and published by Georges Visat, Paris.
Plate: 21.8 x 15.8 cm.
(Sabatier 279).

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Roberto Matta

One of Chile’s most well-known painters is Roberto Matta. Born Roberto Matta is considered an influential figure in the abstract expressionist and surrealist art movement of the 20th century. Born on 11 November 1911 in Santiago, we was a student at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile where he studied architecture and interior design. Whilst at university, he travelled across South America visiting places such as a Peru and Panama, where he took the opportunity to make many surreal drawings of the natural world around him. Matta went onto to further travel Europe and the USA where he met other artists such as Salvador Dalí, Le Corbusier and Arshile Gorky.

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