GEORGES BRAQUE 1882-1963
Argenteuil-sur-Seine, 1882-1963 Paris (French)
Title: Oedipus the King, by Sophocles | Œdipe roi de Sophocle, 1988
Technique: Complete Album including Twelve Signed in the Plate Lithographs in Colours and a Gold Plated Sculpture
Lithograph paper size: 45 x 58 cm. / 17.7 x 22.8 in.
Additional Information: This portfolio was realised in 1988. It includes 12 lithographs in colours all based on Braque’s earlier Gouaches. It also includes the complete text of Œdipe roi de Sophocle (translated by Gabriel Boissy), and an 24 carat gold plated sculpture in the cover of the album. The lithographs were printed by Atelier Art Litho, Paris and the sculpture was realised by Maître artisan Jean Duval. It was published by Editions Armand et Georges Israel in a limited edition of 398 of which 298 are in the standard edition. Our copy is number 43. It is signed by the publisher.
List of lithographs: Hecate Phaeton Phoenix Acheloos Boréade Selene Aegle Persephata Le Char de Médée Hera Hebe Memnon
Condition: Excellent Condition. Minor handling marks to the outside of the portfolio.