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Jean Lurçat Tapestry "Eaux noires" by Boccara Gallery New York Collection

Documentation Signed
Origin France
Period 1950-1979
Materials WOOL
Dimensions
W. 86.22 in; H. 51.97 in; D. 0.39 in;
W. 219 cm; H. 132 cm; D. 1 cm;
Condition Good. PERFECT
Creation Date 1955
Description About
Jean Lurçat " Eaux noires " [Dark waters]
Aubusson tapestry woven by the Goubely workshop
With its bolduc signed by the artist.
Circa 1955
132 x 219 cm

This work shows a specifically decorative art of image making. In a very personal symbolic iconography, cosmogonic (plants, fish, 4 elements...), stylized vegetal, animal, stand out against a background without perspective (voluntarily far from painting), and intended to share a vision both poetic and philosophical.
"Eaux noires" is one of the many tapestry inspired by the 1954 trip to Brazil of the artist: plants and fish exotic, (a fairly common association at Lurçat), without the usual butterflies, mix in a beautiful colourful harmony.
Styles / Movements Other
Incollect Reference Number 373985
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