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Delvaux - Confidences- 1972

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CONFIDENCES -  March 1972

Reference: Mire Jacob 58
English name: Secrets

Litographic crayon on tranqfer paper, transferred to stone.
Date on the stone, bottom right: 15-3-72.
Created for the work published by Fernad Mourlot: Souvenirs et Portraits d'artistes.
Preface by  Jacques Prévert, 1974

Edition limited to 800 + 85 wide-margin proofs.
Stone polished out. 

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SKU xxbf9
Picture Size 31,50 cm x 24 cm
Specification Print
technic Lithograph
Artist Paul Delvaux
period 20th Century
School Belgian
subject Nudes and Statues
rating ***

Paul Delvaux (Antheit, Belgium, 1897 - Fumes, Belgium, 1994)

DelvauxA Belgian painter of international fame, Paul Delvaux is considered one of the great masters of Surrealism, alongside Dali and Magritte.

His style, almost academic, stands in contrast to his interest in mysterious and dream-like themes. His pieces often depict women in an unsettling atmosphere marked by a certain eroticism. At the age of twenty one, Delvaux entered the Academy of Fine Arts in Brussels, where he was later professor. He started his career almost exclusively painting landscapes and later practiced a kind of impressionist realism. In the 30s and 40s his work left behind the earlier Flemish influences as he began to participate in Surrealist exhibitions, greatly influenced by De Chirico and Rene Magritte.

Because of his declining eyesight, Paul Delvaux stopped painting in 1986, and celebrated his great retrospective exhibition in Paris in 1992.

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