Modern, Post War & Contemporary
Modern, Post War & Contemporary | Auction | 05.06.2023 | Preview: 01.06.2023 - 04.06.2023

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Lot 34 | Jean Dubuffet | "La vie en ville"

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Auction results from: Jean Dubuffet
1901 Le Havre - 1985 Paris

Title: "La vie en ville".
Date: 1962.
Technique: Gouache, collaged on card.
Mounting: Mounted on canvas.
Measurement: 133 x 91cm.
Notation: Signed and dated lower centre: J.D. 62. Once more signed, dated as well as inscribed and titled verso: EG 14 La vie en ville (gouache) J. Dubuffet aôut 62.
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.

We thank the Foundation Jean Dubuffet, Paris, for its kind, scientific support.

- Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris
- Robert Elkon Gallery, New York
- Galerie Di Meo, Paris
- Private collection Germany

- Galerie Claude Bernard, Paris 1964/65

- Loreau, Max: Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule XX: L'Hourloupe I, Paris 1966, cat. rais. no. 45, ill.
- Loreau, Max: Dubuffet et le voyage au centre de la perception, Paris 1966, ill.
- Loreau, Max: Dubuffet: Délits, déportements, lieux de haut jeu, Geneva 1971, p. 422, ill.

- One of the most important French post-war artists who coined the term "Art Brut"
- Our work marks the beginning of the "Hourloupe" series, his most important phase of work with the typical puzzle-like figures
- From the late 1960s onwards, the "Hourloupe" phase produced sculptures that made the artist world famous
- Highly elaborate collage work from the artist's most sought-after creative period
- Absolute museum quality.

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Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art

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Stock Id: 76000-654