Le Coq (Cock) by Arpad Szenes

Le Coq (Cock) by Arpad Szenes

Le Coq (Cock)

Arpad Szenes

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Title

Le Coq (Cock)

 
Artist

Arpad Szenes

  1898 - 1985 (biography)
Year
1934  
Technique
engraving and etching 
Image Size
4 5/16 x 5 3/4" platemark 
Signature
pencil, lower right 
Edition Size
2 of 20  
Annotations
titled, dated and editioned in pencil; verso: ; verso: No4 / Le Coq / 150 frs. / Arpad Szenes 
Reference
 
Paper
cream wove 
State
published 
Publisher
artist at Atelier 17 in Paris 
Inventory ID
16219 
Price
$1,000.00 
Description
This intaglio by Szenes uses softground with texture impressed into the ground combined with engraving. The title describe the action within the image: a large gray figure highlighted with engraving give the impression o f a large crowing rooster. This image bring to mind Miro's work for the “Solidarité” portfolio of 1938, which was dedicated to the people of Spain. 
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