À Schumann (To Schumann). Félix Vallotton, Swiss/French.
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À Schumann (To Schumann)

1893/1895. Woodcut, printed on blue paper, titled and initialled in block lower centre, printer’s line in letterpress below image, 15.1 x 12.2cm. Minor stains to margins, old mount burn.

Printer’s line reads “C. Grumbach, Leipzig.” Ref: The Graphic Work of Vallotton 1865-1925, Arts Council, 1976, #49, noting that this portrait of the German composer Robert Schumann (1810-1856) was commissioned by the Berlin journal Pan, and published in the first issue (April-May 1895) of both its Paris and Berlin editions. Félix Edouard Vallotton was associated with Les Nabis, a Post-Impressionist avant-garde group of artists. He was a key figure in the development of the modern woodcut. Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL184-34

Price (AUD): $880.00  other currencies

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