SERGE POLIAKOFF 1900-1969
Moscow 1900-1969 Paris (Russian / French)
Title: Composition in Yellow, Green, Blue, and Red, 1956
Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Lithograph in 5 colours on BFK Rives paper
Paper size: 38.3 x 56 cm / 15.1 x 22.1 in
Plate size: 33 x 50 cm / 13 x 19.7 in
Additional Information: This lithograph is hand signed in pencil “Serge Poliakoff” at the lower right margin.
It is numbered “109/220” in pencil in the lower left margin.
This work was printed in a limited edition of 220 hand signed and numbered impressions by Pons, Paris and was published in 1956 by Nesto Jacometti, La Guilde de la Gravure, Lausanne.
The paper bears the publisher dry stamp.
The paper bears the BFK Rives watermark.
Note: Serge Poliakoff was a Russian-born French modernist painter belonging to the ‘New’ Ecole de Paris: The Tachisme. He is internationally recognised by his very personal use of colours making beautiful abstract shapes and forms.
Provenance: Galerie H. Le Gendre, 31 rue Guénégaud, Paris (partial label verso)
Private Italian collection.
Literature: Alexis Poliakoff and Gerard Schneider. 1998. Serge Poliakoff: Catalogue Raisonne of the Prints. Munich: Edition Galerie Francaise.
Reference: 10 (fully illustrated on p.51)
Condition: Very Good condition. Colours are strong and bright. Some handling creases. One crease in the centre of work.