"Smile of Gilda"
Limited Edition Print : Lithograph
Size : 29x20.5 in | 74x52 cm
Framed : 37.5x28.5 in | 95x72 cm
Edition : From the edition of 120REDUCEDFAVORITEWELL PRICED
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Hand Signed : Lower Right
Condition : Excellent - The matte will need to be replaced
Other Frame : Matted
Purchased from : Other 2005
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Certificate of Authenticity : Art Brokerage
LID : 128095
Max Papart - France
Art Brokerage: Max Papart French Artist: b. 1911-1994. Max Papart's paintings and graphics are suffused with the sunny humor and bright colors of the French Riviera, where he was born in 1911. Working in a Cubist style, Max Papart depicts circus scenes, flirting couples, soaring birds, and similar cheerful subjects with flat, overlapping planes of contrasting colors and textures which suggest many levels of depth. Often he also achieves what has been called a "time window" effect, through which the viewer sen'sses the past or future. This is not to say that Max Papart is simply a purveyor of superficial entertainment. For all their decorative gaiety, Papart works also force the viewer to think. As the noted critic André Parinaud put it, "We are going to rediscover Max Papart as one of the masters of the second cubist generation... Listings wanted.