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César Baldaccini

France Born in: 1921 Famous artist

César, whose full name was César Baldaccini, was born in Marseille in 1921.

After his studies at the Marseille academy from 1935 to 1939 and at the Paris academy from 1943 to 1947, César met Picasso and Germaine Richier in Paris, and lived in the same house as Alberto Giacometti, all of whom influenced his early artwork greatly.

During this time César produced his first sculptures made from iron and gypsum. From 1956 César soldered pieces of scrap together to form figurative and semi-abstract sculptures.

Under the influence of Nouveau Réalisme, he produced the famous "Compressions dirigées" from 1960, for which César compressed car chassis and metal objects in a metal press. Pop Art also left its marks on the oeuvre of the French sculptor and object artist, namely in his colored plastic objects formed as ironic object fetishes.

César died on June 12, 1998 in Paris.

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César Baldaccini, Plaque Maillard, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Plaque Maillard, 1959
41 x 18.5 x 5 cm
Sculpture

€ 35,000

César Baldaccini, Composition pour les JO, Print

César Baldaccini

Composition pour les JO, 1992
90 x 63 x 1 cm
Print

€ 800

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Petites plaques (Compression), Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Petites plaques (Compression), 1970
36 x 21 x 6 cm
Sculpture

€ 42,500

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Lova Moor, Print

César Baldaccini

Lova Moor, 1970
45 x 57 cm
Print

€ 850

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso I, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso I, 1985
40 x 56 cm
Print

€ 850

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, 1989
76 x 59 cm
Print

€ 750

César Baldaccini, Compression Schweppes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression Schweppes, 1990
6 x 3.5 x 3.7 cm
Sculpture

€ 9,000

César Baldaccini, Poule Cartier, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poule Cartier, 1986
11 x 13 x 6 cm
Sculpture

€ 10,000

César Baldaccini, Pouce, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Pouce, 1989
42 x 22 x 17 cm
Sculpture

€ 27,500

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Compression après la fête, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression après la fête, 1974
5.6 x 1.9 x 2 cm
Sculpture

€ 6,800

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Cœur éclaté, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Cœur éclaté, 1986
53 x 14 x 14 cm
Sculpture

€ 2,800

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

€ 850

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, Print

César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, 1998
76 x 59 cm
Print

€ 750

César Baldaccini, Hommage à Morandi, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Morandi, 1998
75 x 100 cm
Print

€ 4,800

César Baldaccini, Compression de cartes postales anciennes, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression de cartes postales anciennes, 1979
92 x 72 cm
Print

€ 1,800

César Baldaccini, Compression de cannettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de cannettes, 1989
39.5 x 19.5 x 6 cm
Sculpture

€ 34,500

César Baldaccini, Poule clefs a pipe, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poule clefs a pipe, 1997
66 x 54 x 26 cm
Sculpture

50,000 - € 100,000

Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Mickey, Print

César Baldaccini

Mickey, 1988
38 x 28 cm
Print

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Our recommendations César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes de Coca-Cola, 1986
37 x 18 x 8 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Relief, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Relief, 1955
102.9 x 72.4 x 14 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes, 1989
31.5 x 15 x 15 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Poing, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Poing, 1980
10 x 20 x 9 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Compression, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression, 1988
33 x 15 x 15 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Insecte, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Insecte, 1955
12 x 37 x 13 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Compression portable, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression portable, 1970
3.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Hommage à Picasso II, Print

César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II, 1985
41 x 58 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Compression de Bugatti, Print

César Baldaccini

Compression de Bugatti, 1970
49 x 63 x 1 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Compression de canettes, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Compression de canettes, 1990
36 x 20 x 5 cm
Sculpture

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César Baldaccini, Rue de Paris, Photography

César Baldaccini

Rue de Paris, 1958
58.5 x 47.5 x 2 cm
Photography

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César Baldaccini, Cafetière, Print

César Baldaccini

Cafetière, 1970
54 x 39 x 1 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Mao Zedong, Print

César Baldaccini

Mao Zedong, 1963
75 x 55 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, La poule, Drawing

César Baldaccini

La poule, 1990
36 x 29 x 1 cm
Drawing

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César Baldaccini, La Poule, Print

César Baldaccini

La Poule, 1978
40 x 30 cm
Print

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César Baldaccini, Nu, Sculpture

César Baldaccini

Nu, 1949
28 x 7 x 9 cm
Sculpture

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