Marie Laurencin; Jeune Filleau noeud noir, 1926

‘Jeune Fille au noeud noir’

Limited edition

Product Code: 180513-2
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‘Jeune Fille au noeud noir’

(Young Girl Wearing a Black Bow)

Drypoint etching


Marie Laurencin

Marie Laurencin; 1883-1956, French painter, stage designer and illustrator. After studying porcelain painting and drawing in Paris under the French flower painter Madelaine Lemaire, in 1903-4 she studied at the Academie Humbert in Paris, where she met Georges Braque and Francis Picabia. In 1907 she first exhibited paintings at the Salon des Independants, met Picasso at Clovis Sagot's gallery and through Picasso was introduced to the poet Guillaume Apollinaire.

A very finely printed drypoint etching which is bright and unfaded in black ink with fine detail and plate tone, the image measuring approximately 8 cms. x 13 cms. (3 x 5 ins) printed within a platemark and impression on a wove paper sheet mesuring 14 cms. x 19 cms. (5½ x 7½ ins.) with full margins and deckle edges.

Unmounted and unframed, blank on the reverese, the condition of the image is good. The sheet has a light toning to a previous mat window and handling marks condusive with age.

Cat; 180513-2