Medium: pochoir. This Capogrossi pochoir was printed by the highly acclaimed Daniel Jacomet. It was issued in 1958 for the hard-to-find XXe Siecle (No. 10) published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Sheet size: 12 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches (315 x 243 mm). A magnificent, richly inked impression. Not signed.Condition: there is minor age-toning to the paper.
Medium: original lithograph. Printed on thin yellow-tinted japon paper and tipped (glued along the left side) by the publisher onto a support sheet. This piece was published by Groupe Espace in Milan for the very rare Documenti d'Arte d'Oggi (1955-56). The sheet measures 12 1/2 x 4 3/8 inches (318 x 110mm). Signed in the plate, not by hand. Condition: there is age-toning to the paper.
Medium: pochoir. A very rich impression on wove paper, this print is an exquisite Capogrossi pochoir, executed by the legendary Jacomet. Issued in 1957 for the extremely rare XXe Siecle (No. 9), published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Sheet size 12 1/4 x 9 inches; 310 x 230 mm. Not signed.
Medium: original lithograph. Issued in 1969 for XXe Siecle (issue no. 33), published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Sheet size 12 1/4 x 19 inches; 310 x 480mm. Not signed. Condition: as this work was issued as a folded sheet, there remains a natural crease with stitch-holes in the center; with some minor handling creases.
XXe Siecle (Chroniques du Jour) was a deluxe art revue that was the source of many outstanding prints. It was published by Gualtieri di San Lazzaro from 1938-1939, and again from 1951 until 1978 (known as the Nouvelle Serie). Many important artists contributed original prints, including Miro, Picasso, Chagall, Braque, Villon, Matta, Indiana, Rosenquist, Lam, Dali, Zao Wou-ki, Matisse, Delaunay, Ernst, Poliakoff, Soulages, Leger, Moore, Kandinsky, Agam, Arp, Calder, Magnelli, Baj, Marini and Vasarely.