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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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Print, The Motorbike, César Baldaccini

The Motorbike

César Baldaccini

Print - 70 x 87 x 0.2 cm Print - 27.6 x 34.3 x 0.1 inch

$908

Fine Art Drawings, Mains et merveilles, César Baldaccini

Mains et merveilles

César Baldaccini

Fine Art Drawings - 28 x 30 x 5 cm Fine Art Drawings - 11 x 11.8 x 2 inch

$4,767

Sculpture, Petites plaques (Compression), César Baldaccini

Petites plaques (Compression)

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 36 x 21 x 6 cm Sculpture - 14.2 x 8.3 x 2.4 inch

$48,234

Design, Empreintes, César Baldaccini

Empreintes

César Baldaccini

Design - 27 x 27 x 12 cm Design - 10.6 x 10.6 x 4.7 inch

$1,702

Painting, Combustion d'allumettes, César Baldaccini

Combustion d'allumettes

César Baldaccini

Painting - 23.5 x 18 x 1 cm Painting - 9.3 x 7.1 x 0.4 inch

$10,782

Print, Barcelona for the Olympics, César Baldaccini

Barcelona for the Olympics

César Baldaccini

Print - 91.4 x 66 cm Print - 36 x 26 inch

$1,400

Print, Le patineur, César Baldaccini

Le patineur

César Baldaccini

Print - 70 x 53 x 0.1 cm Print - 27.6 x 20.9 x 0 inch

$908

Fine Art Drawings, Arrachage, César Baldaccini

Arrachage

César Baldaccini

Fine Art Drawings - 23 x 16.5 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 9.1 x 6.5 x 0.4 inch

$6,015

Print, Plis plastiques, César Baldaccini

Plis plastiques

César Baldaccini

Print - 75 x 48 x 0.1 cm Print - 29.5 x 18.9 x 0 inch

$1,702

Sculpture, Le coeur éclaté, César Baldaccini

Le coeur éclaté

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 53 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture - 20.9 x 5.5 x 5.5 inch

$5,561

Print, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français, César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Français

César Baldaccini

Print - 76 x 59 cm Print - 29.9 x 23.2 inch

$851

Print, Compression de cartes postales anciennes, César Baldaccini

Compression de cartes postales anciennes

César Baldaccini

Print - 92 x 72 cm Print - 36.2 x 28.3 inch

$2,043

Sculpture, Compression, César Baldaccini

Compression

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 6 x 3.5 x 3 cm Sculpture - 2.4 x 1.4 x 1.2 inch

$13,051

Print, Lettre "Q", César Baldaccini

Lettre "Q"

César Baldaccini

Print - 30 x 23.5 x 0.05 cm Print - 11.8 x 9.3 x 0 inch

$738 $628

Print, Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois, César Baldaccini

Portrait de compression de drapeaux Suédois

César Baldaccini

Print - 76 x 59 cm Print - 29.9 x 23.2 inch

$851

Print, Compression De Moto, César Baldaccini

Compression De Moto

César Baldaccini

Print - 50 x 65 cm Print - 19.7 x 25.6 inch

$624

Fine Art Drawings, Poulette, César Baldaccini

Poulette

César Baldaccini

Fine Art Drawings - 32 x 24 x 1 cm Fine Art Drawings - 12.6 x 9.4 x 0.4 inch

$4,313

Sculpture, Tête Eiffel pivotante, Bronze. 8 ex., César Baldaccini

Tête Eiffel pivotante, Bronze. 8 ex.

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 53 x 29 x 27 cm Sculpture - 20.9 x 11.4 x 10.6 inch

$62,420

Sculpture, Le moustique, César Baldaccini

Le moustique

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 50 x 22 x 32 cm Sculpture - 19.7 x 8.7 x 12.6 inch

$51,071

Print, Hommage a la Tour Eiffel, César Baldaccini

Hommage a la Tour Eiffel

César Baldaccini

Print - 76 x 56 cm Print - 29.9 x 22 inch

$976

Print, Le livre des livres I, César Baldaccini

Le livre des livres I

César Baldaccini

Print - 49.5 x 35.5 x 5 cm Print - 19.5 x 14 x 2 inch

$11,349

Print, Compression Marylin MONROE CESAR Portraits, César Baldaccini

Compression Marylin MONROE CESAR Portraits

César Baldaccini

Print - 65 x 47 cm Print - 25.6 x 18.5 inch

$1,078

Sculpture, Compression Niçoise, César Baldaccini

Compression Niçoise

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 36 x 20.5 x 9 cm Sculpture - 14.2 x 8.1 x 3.5 inch

$39,722

Sculpture, Poule clefs a pipe, César Baldaccini

Poule clefs a pipe

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 66 x 54 x 26 cm Sculpture - 26 x 21.3 x 10.2 inch

$112,356

Sculpture, La Poulette, César Baldaccini

La Poulette

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 35 x 25 x 20 cm Sculpture - 13.8 x 9.8 x 7.9 inch

$11,122

Sculpture, Compression bidons metalliques, César Baldaccini

Compression bidons metalliques

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 61 x 31 x 41 cm Sculpture - 24 x 12.2 x 16.1 inch

$187,260

Sculpture, Expansion no. 25, César Baldaccini

Expansion no. 25

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 187.5 x 110 x 20 cm Sculpture - 73.8 x 43.3 x 7.9 inch

$51,071

Sculpture, César du meilleur costume, César Baldaccini

César du meilleur costume

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 29.5 x 7 x 8 cm Sculpture - 11.6 x 2.8 x 3.1 inch

$40,857

Sculpture, Poule Matoutou, César Baldaccini

Poule Matoutou

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 36 x 34 x 42 cm Sculpture - 14.2 x 13.4 x 16.5 inch

$73,769

Sculpture, Rosine, César Baldaccini

Rosine

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 66 x 85 x 41 cm Sculpture - 26 x 33.5 x 16.1 inch

$102,142

Print, Expansion, César Baldaccini

Expansion

César Baldaccini

Print - 50 x 37.5 cm Print - 19.7 x 14.8 inch

$681

Sculpture, La poule, César Baldaccini

La poule

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 35 x 24 x 16 cm Sculpture - 13.8 x 9.4 x 6.3 inch

$8,512

Print, Compression des cartes postales, César Baldaccini

Compression des cartes postales

César Baldaccini

Print - 71 x 50 x 0.2 cm Print - 28 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

$2,837

Sculpture, Les patins de Gilles, César Baldaccini

Les patins de Gilles

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 93 x 95 x 50 cm Sculpture - 36.6 x 37.4 x 19.7 inch

$215,633

Sculpture, Napoléon, César Baldaccini

Napoléon

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 181 x 80 x 98 cm Sculpture - 71.3 x 31.5 x 38.6 inch

Price upon request

Sculpture, Cœur éclaté, César Baldaccini

Cœur éclaté

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 53 x 14 x 14 cm Sculpture - 20.9 x 5.5 x 5.5 inch

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Print, Sans titre, César Baldaccini

Sans titre

César Baldaccini

Print - 28 x 20.5 x 0.05 cm Print - 11 x 8.1 x 0 inch

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Print, Le livre des livres, César Baldaccini

Le livre des livres

César Baldaccini

Print - 45 x 32 cm Print - 17.7 x 12.6 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso II, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II

César Baldaccini

Print - 41 x 58 cm Print - 16.1 x 22.8 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso II, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II

César Baldaccini

Print - 41 x 58 cm Print - 16.1 x 22.8 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso II, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II

César Baldaccini

Print - 41 x 58 cm Print - 16.1 x 22.8 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso II, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II

César Baldaccini

Print - 41 x 58 cm Print - 16.1 x 22.8 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso II, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso II

César Baldaccini

Print - 41 x 58 cm Print - 16.1 x 22.8 inch

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Sculpture, Compression portable, César Baldaccini

Compression portable

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 3.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm Sculpture - 1.4 x 0.6 x 0.6 inch

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Print, Composition pour les JO, César Baldaccini

Composition pour les JO

César Baldaccini

Print - 90 x 63 x 1 cm Print - 35.4 x 24.8 x 0.4 inch

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Print, Hommage à Picasso I, César Baldaccini

Hommage à Picasso I

César Baldaccini

Print - 40 x 56 cm Print - 15.7 x 22 inch

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Print, César centaure, hommage à Picasso, César Baldaccini

César centaure, hommage à Picasso

César Baldaccini

Print - 76.5 x 57.5 x 0.1 cm Print - 30.1 x 22.6 x 0 inch

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Sculpture, L'index (155/600), César Baldaccini

L'index (155/600)

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 9 x 3.5 x 3 cm Sculpture - 3.5 x 1.4 x 1.2 inch

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Print, La Poule, César Baldaccini

La Poule

César Baldaccini

Print - 40 x 30 cm Print - 15.7 x 11.8 inch

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Print, Cafetière, César Baldaccini

Cafetière

César Baldaccini

Print - 54 x 39 x 1 cm Print - 21.3 x 15.4 x 0.4 inch

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Print, César, César Baldaccini

César

César Baldaccini

Print - 74 x 55 x 0.1 cm Print - 29.1 x 21.7 x 0 inch

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Sculpture, Compression, César Baldaccini

Compression

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 21 x 11 x 11 cm Sculpture - 8.3 x 4.3 x 4.3 inch

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Print, Poule aux oreilles, César Baldaccini

Poule aux oreilles

César Baldaccini

Print - 65 x 50 x 0.2 cm Print - 25.6 x 19.7 x 0.1 inch

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Print, Théière compressée, César Baldaccini

Théière compressée

César Baldaccini

Print - 27 x 28 x 4 cm Print - 10.6 x 11 x 1.6 inch

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Sculpture, Compression de cannettes, César Baldaccini

Compression de cannettes

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 39.5 x 19.5 x 6 cm Sculpture - 15.6 x 7.7 x 2.4 inch

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Sculpture, Le pouce, César Baldaccini

Le pouce

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 29 x 5 x 5 cm Sculpture - 11.4 x 2 x 2 inch

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Painting, Centaure, César Baldaccini

Centaure

César Baldaccini

Painting - 25 x 32 x 0.5 cm Painting - 9.8 x 12.6 x 0.2 inch

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Print, Compression Moto, César Baldaccini

Compression Moto

César Baldaccini

Print - 50 x 65 x 1 cm Print - 19.7 x 25.6 x 0.4 inch

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Sculpture, Pouce, César Baldaccini

Pouce

César Baldaccini

Sculpture - 42 x 22 x 17 cm Sculpture - 16.5 x 8.7 x 6.7 inch

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Print, Lova Moor, César Baldaccini

Lova Moor

César Baldaccini

Print - 45 x 57 cm Print - 17.7 x 22.4 inch

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The year of birth of the artist is: 1921