VICTOR BRAUNER 1903-1966
Piatra-Neamt Romania, 1903-1966 Paris (Romanian/French)
Title: Composition with Bird and Fish, circa 1948-1956
Technique: Original Hand Signed Mixed Media (Oil, Paraffin wax and ink) on paper laid on canvas
Work Size: 61 x 50 cm / 24 x 19.7 in
Additional Information: This work is hand signed with the artist’s initials “V.B” at the lower right part.
The work was painted between 1948 to 1956.
This work is recorded in the Victor Brauner Archive and will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonne being prepared bt Mr Samy Kinge.
Provenance: Ex. collection Daniel Filipacchi
Daniel Filipacchi (born 1928, Paris, France) is the Chairman Emeritus of Hachette Filipacchi Médias.
His life and career have been noted for his passionate involvement in art collecting, photography, and jazz. In France, he is widely remembered as the host of the highly popular 1960s radio music show “Salut les Copains”, and the former photographer who bought the struggling Paris Match magazine and transformed it into one of France’s most successful publications. Throughout the years that he expanded the Hachette Filipacchi media empire, he was recognized as one of the world’s foremost experts in—and collectors of—Surrealist art. His collection was given a major exhibit at the Guggenheim in New York in 1999
Condition: Excellent condition.