Medium: original woodcut. A nice impression on wove paper, this original Raoul Ubac woodcut was issued in 1958 for the hard-to-find XXe Siecle (No. 10), published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Sheet size 12 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches (310 x 235 mm). Not signed.
Medium: lithograph (after the gouache). Executed for Derriere le Miroir (No. 148) in 1964, and published in Paris by Maeght. This lithograph was published on the occasion of the inauguration of the Fondation Marguerite et Aime Maeght. Sheet size: 15 x 21 1/4 inches (377 x 535 mm); with a center fold, as issued. Not signed.
Medium: original lithograph. This print was pulled in Paris in 1966 by the legendary atelier of Fernand Mourlot. Published in a limited edition of 1500 impressions on Chiffon de Mandeure wove paper. The total sheet measures 10 x 7 1/2 inches (255 x 187 mm); there is printed text on the back (as issued). Not signed.
This original Ubac print is from the very scarce and lavishly produced limited edition catalogue, published by Maeght and London's Redfern Gallery on the occasion of a major 1966 exposition at the Redfern. The lithograph was executed by the artist as an original contribution expressly for this catalogue.
Medium: lithograph (after the original). Issued in 1968 in an edition of 420 for "Correspondances", published by Editions des Nouvelles Images a Lombreuil, Loiret. This impression on BFK Rives wove paper was printed in Paris by l'Imprimerie du Lion. The sheet measures 12 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches (325 x 250 mm). Not signed. Rare.
Medium: original lithograph. Executed for the front cover of "Poetes, Peintres, Sculpteurs" issue of Derriere le Miroir (No. 119) in 1960. Total sheet size: 14 7/8 x 10 7/8 inches (375 x 275 mm). Not signed.
Condition: this was the actual cover and the edges of the sheet have been trimmed. There is wear and discoloration to the margins. There is printed text both above and beneath the lithograph, as shown in the second photo.
Medium: original lithograph. Executed for Derriere le Miroir in 1965 (no. 155), and published in Paris by Maeght. Sheet size: 15 x 11 inches (378 x 277 mm). There is printed text on the back side, as issued. Signed by Ubac in the stone (not by hand).Condition: there is minor creasing and soiling.
Medium: original lithograph. Executed in 1982 for what was planned to have been the very last issue of Derrière le Miroir (issue No. 250), and published in Paris by the Maeght atelier. Many of the artists who had been regular contributors to DLM throughout its more than thirty years of publication, contributed original prints for this project. Among these were Chagall, Miro, Kelly, Chillida, Palazuelo, Garache, Adami, Fiedler, Ubac, Pol Bury, Alechinsky, Tal-Coat, Riopelle, Tapies, Bram van Velde and several others.Sheet size: 15 x 11 inches (380 x 277mm); there is text on verso, as published. Not signed.
Medium: original lithograph. Executed for Derriere le Miroir (issue no. 142) in 1964, and published in Paris by Maeght. Sheet size: 15 x 11 inches (380 x 275 mm); with text on verso, as published. Not signed.
Medium: original lithograph. Executed for Derrière le Miroir (issue no. 142) in 1964, and published in Paris by Maeght. Unsigned. Sheet size: 15 x 22 inches; text on verso with center fold, as published.Derrière le Miroir was the legendary art revue published in Paris by Aime Maeght, from 1946 through 1982. Some of the artists who contributed original lithographs were Chagall, Miro, Braque, Giacometti, Kelly, Tapies, Riopelle, Pol Bury, Calder, Alechinsky, Ubac and Palazuelo. Often known by collectors simply as DLM, all issues of Derrière le Miroir are now scarce, and many have become quite valuable and highly prized.