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Jean Fautrier

Born in: 1898

France

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Jean Fautrier was born in Paris in 1898. He studied art at the Royal Academy, then at the Slade School in London. In 1920 he returns to Paris. Influenced by expressionist painting, he will paint with realistic brushwork. His first solo exhibition takes place in 1924. In 1925, Jean Fautrier becomes a veritable precursor of informel art. He will traverse a period of reflection in which he will qualify for "season of hell". During the second world war, Jean Fautrier will be an active resistance fighter. He will embark upon a series of collages using various materials, oil painted designs on paper. These works will constitute « Hostages » and "Massacres", a collection of sensitive portraits where the artist wants to capture the memory of the victims. In the 50’s, his work becomes abstract. He receives the first prize at the biennale of Venice in 1960. Jean Fautrier died in 1963 in Catenay-Malabry in France. A retrospective was dedicated to him at the Gianadda de Martigny Foundation in Switzerland in 2005.
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Jean Fautrier, Rochers, Print

Jean Fautrier

Rochers, 1962
22.4 x 29.9 inch
Print

$2,407

Jean Fautrier, Sans titre, Painting

Jean Fautrier

Sans titre, 1962
9.4 x 12.6 inch
Painting

$18,051

Jean Fautrier, Construction, Print

Jean Fautrier

Construction, 1962
22.4 x 30.3 inch
Print

$2,407

Jean Fautrier, Fougères, Print

Jean Fautrier

Fougères, 1942
10.8 x 13.6 inch
Print

$2,166

Jean Fautrier, Paysage de Port-Cros, Print

Jean Fautrier

Paysage de Port-Cros, 1945
8.9 x 13.1 inch
Print

$2,166

Jean Fautrier, L'Alleluiah - petit nu C, Print

Jean Fautrier

L'Alleluiah - petit nu C, 1941
10.6 x 12.8 inch
Print

$1,685

Jean Fautrier, L'Alleluiah - petit nu L, Print

Jean Fautrier

L'Alleluiah - petit nu L, 1941
10.6 x 12.8 inch
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$1,685

Jean Fautrier, Paysage sombre, Print

Jean Fautrier

Paysage sombre, 1941
11.2 x 15 inch
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$2,407

Jean Fautrier, Petit paysage sombre, Print

Jean Fautrier

Petit paysage sombre, 1941
10.8 x 13 inch
Print

$2,407

Jean Fautrier, Nu couché II, Print

Jean Fautrier

Nu couché II, 1944
15 x 22.4 inch
Print

$2,166

Jean Fautrier, Paysage aux trois arbres, Print

Jean Fautrier

Paysage aux trois arbres, 1927
9.6 x 12.8 inch
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$2,166

Jean Fautrier, Petit paysage vert et violet, Print

Jean Fautrier

Petit paysage vert et violet, 1941
12.8 x 9.8 inch
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$1,805

Jean Fautrier, L'Alleluiah - petit nu J, Print

Jean Fautrier

L'Alleluiah - petit nu J, 1947
10.2 x 12.6 inch
Print

$1,685

Jean Fautrier, Paysage, Print

Jean Fautrier

Paysage, 1962
22.4 x 29.9 inch
Print

$2,407

Jean Fautrier, Paysage du midi, Print

Jean Fautrier

Paysage du midi, 1945
11 x 13 inch
Print

$2,647

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