Lithograph: Poule aux oreilles, after César


Color lithograph realized for a commision of Fédération Française de l'Audtion.
Print from the workshop, Arté à Paris.

Proof signed and numbered 85/300 on vellum with large margins.

Good condition.

Print certificate on verso.

César Baldaccini, alias César, is a French sculptor born in 1921 and died 1998 in Paris.
Self-taught, then educated at ENSBA of Paris, he worked with plaster and iron in 1947, then in 1957 thanks to a recuperation of found objects (tubes, screws,bolts...) from a scrap metal yard, he realized his first iron wrought sculptures. In 1960, he participated in the founding of the Nouveaux Réalistes Group with Arman, J. Villeglé, R. Hains. After 1960, he worked on the compression of cars (Peugot, Fiat) then in 1968-1970 on expansions, molten crystal and created Pouce (Thumb), Poing (Fist) furthermore the César award for the best in cinema (French equivalent of the Oscars).


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