Circ 3, 1988

Albert Ràfols-Casamada

Print : etching 29.9 x 22 inch

$666

A lot of people are interested in this work
LOADING NOT DISPLAYED BLUR TEXT
Second NOT DISPLAYED BLUR TEXT

Try the artwork out at home for free for 14 days

Have a question? Ask a specialist
Imagine it at home
Albert Ràfols-Casamada, Circ 3

About the artwork

Artwork sold in perfect condition

Originale handsigned lithograph, dated and numbered in pencil Edition 60ex. + HC Printer and publisher : Poligrafa Barcelone
Read more
About the seller
Galerie Hus • Paris, France

Artsper seller since 2015

Vetted Seller

Medium
Print: etching
Dimensions cm inch
29.9 x 22 inch
Framing
Not framed
Type
Numbered and limited to 60 copies
1 copy available
Authenticity
Work sold with an invoice from the gallery and a certificate of authenticity
Signature
Signed artwork
Colors

Dark blue

Sky blue

Themes

Worldwide delivery

The artwork is available for pickup from the gallery in Paris, France or can be delivered to the address of your choice less than a week after validation of your order. The work is insured during transport, so it's risk-free.
Origin: France Find out more about delivery

Free returns

If you change your mind, you can send it back free of charge, and we'll reimburse you. Find out more about free returns

Payment and Guarantee

You can pay by credit and debit card, PayPal or bank transfer only in euros. We take fraud very seriously and respect your confidential information, which is why all payments are subject to 3D Secure validation.
The currencies used on Artsper are the euro €, the US dollar $, the pound GBP £ and the franc CHF. Find out more about payment
Artsper gives you the opportunity to resell artworks you have purchased on our site, if you wish. Learn more about reselling on Artsper
Artsper's pledge of quality: We only work with professional galleries and guarantee the authenticity and provenance of our artworks. Find out more about Artsper guarantee

Naïve-Style Illustrations

Printmakers Artists

Spanish artists

Albert Ràfols-Casamada (Barcelona, 1923-2009) is one of the central figures of Spanish lyrical abstraction. Son of the painter Albert Ràfols, he starts drawing at a young age. He comes into contact with the developments of Noucentisme, the Catalan art revival movement, and with the first avant-gardes, especially with the work of Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque and Joan Miró through various publications and trains himself in poetry, beginning with the poets from the Generación del 27.

In 1948 he abandons his architectural studies to devote himself entirely to painting. However, a structured conception of reality will be permanently present in all his work from when he begins with abstraction having overcome a first schematic figurative stage. In 1950 he moves to Paris, the city which will become, as for so many other Spanish artists, an invaluable source of knowledge and stimuli. Likewise, he would continue to expand his interest in poetry when in contact with the French production of authors such as Paul Éluard, René Char, Louis Aragon and André Breton. His return to Barcelona would suppose the purification of his abstraction to which he completely dedicates himself to from 1958 as a result of immersion in the study of landscape.

American Abstract Expressionism is one of the biggest influences present in his work from when he visits an exhibition in Madrid that brings him into contact with the work of Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman and Jackson Pollock, traditions that add to the culture already acquired from Albert Ràfols-Casamada of classical landscape. For this artist, landscape is an expression of his idea of the world; it is a direct experiential register through four basic elements: colour, stain, structure and rhythm. The colours used by the Catalan artist and their successful capture of the atmosphere, often full of reverberating light, determine his own painting style.

Read more