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Jean Deyrolle
French Avant Garde Bold Abstract Geometric Aquatint Etching Op Art Kinetic

1967

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Original etching, aquaforte, aquatint engraving. Hand pencil signed and numbered. Published by Editions Denise René, Paris. Number: 10 from the folio edition of 120 which were on special hand made paper Total Edition: 120 signed portfolio copies + H.C. copies Paper: papier d'Auvergne a la main du Moulin Richard-de-Bas (the hand signed ones are on Auvergne vert tabellion) Engraving size: 14.8 X 10.6 inches (actual etching plate) Paper size: 22 X 15.2 inches Reference: "Deyrolle, l'oeuvre gravé", G. Richer, n° 128 à 137 Condition: Good, minor waviness characteristic of the hand made paper Publisher: Paris: Denise René Editeur, 1967. Illustré de eaux-fortes originales de Deyrolle, signé par l'auteur et l'artiste au colophon. Emboitage. bonne condition. Jean Deyrolle (1911-1967) is a French modern artist. Grandson of the painter Théophile Deyrolle , Jean Deyrolle belonged to the young avant-garde who renewed French abstract art in the post war School of paris era. Well known for his tempera paintings. He enrolled at the School of Art and Advertising (the École de Paris) in Paris in 1928, producing his first lithograph and linocut works, then began to paint as a self taught artist. In 1938, he met the future critic Charles Estienne with whom he became friends. After a first figurative period influenced by Paul Sérusier and the Nabis, In 1942 Jean Deyrolle moves to a studio in Paris on rue Daguerre where he will spend all of his time. He comes under the influence of Georges Braque and Roger de la Fresnaye. He meets Cesar Domela in 1942 at the Galerie Jeanne Bucher and begins evolving towards geometric abstraction. After the Liberation Deyrolle returned to Paris where in the company of Nicolas de Stael, Magnelli, and Andre Lanskoy he continues his evolution towards geometric abstraction. He exhibited his first abstract works at the Salon d’Automne de la Liberation in 1944, and was championed by the dealer Jeanne Bucher and the critic Wilhelm Uhde, who would also become one of his most important patrons. He also began exhibiting at the avant-garde Salon de Mai and the Salon des Réalités Nouvelles. In 1946 he joined Galerie Denise René, joining a group of abstract painters, including Hans Hartung, called the second generation. He held his first one-man show of abstract work in 1948, and continued showing there culminating in a major retrospective in 1966. He also held showed at Galerie La Boétie in this same period. He received the prestigious Prix Kandinsky Prize in 1946. Jean Deyrolle worked a lot in Gordes, Vaucluse, starting in 1947, and spent time there with many of his friends like Gérard Schneider, Serge Poliakoff, Emile Gilioli, Victor Vasarely and Jean Dewasne. He exhibited in many group shows including: 1948, Tendances de l’Art Abstrait, Galerie Denise René, Paris; 1949, From Figuratism to Abstraction, Sao Paulo; 1949, Abstract Painting, Betty Parson Gallery, New York; 1951, French Contemporary Art, Tokyo; 1952, Young Painters of the École de Paris, London; 1st International Art Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum Tokyo; 1953, Younger European Painters, Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York; 1955, travelling exhibition, Milan, Lisbon, Rome, Turin; 1957, Sao-Paulo Biennale; Milan Triennale; The New School of Paris, Bridgestone Gallery, Tokyo; 1960, Venice Biennale; 1961, Sao-Paulo Biennale; Tokyo Biennale; 1963, L’Art Contemporain, Grand Palais, Paris. Deyrolle is included in the collections of many modern art museums including Musée d’Art Moderne de Ville de Paris; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Bibliothéque Nationale, Paris; Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York and the Museum of Modern Art, MoMA NY. He taught at the Academy Fernand Leger in 1953 and became a professor at the Munich, Germany Academy of Art from 1959-1967 . This was published by Editions Denise Rene Galerie in Paris in the 60's. they pioneered and championed Cinetique (Kinetic) and Op Art and showed works by Yaacov Agam, Jean Arp, Carlos Cruz-Diez, George Rickey, Jesús Soto, and Sobrino amongst other masters of that school of art. His work was exhibited alongside masterpieces of kinetic light art and op art by Nicolas Schöffer, Julio Le Parc, Martha Boto, Heinz Mack, Enzo Mari, and Lily Greenham, among others.

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  • Condition
    Good
  • Condition Details
    Good, minor waviness characteristic of the hand made paper
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  • Dimensions
    H 22 in. x W 15.2 in.H 55.88 cm x W 38.61 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Bal Harbour, FL
  • Reference Number
    LU3823086671
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