Wifredo Lam original etching for Paroles Peintes
Medium: original color etching. Executed in 1965 for the deluxe limited edition "Paroles Peintes II" portfolio, published in Paris by Lazar-Vernet. This magnificent, rich impression is one of 150 printed on Johannot wove paper. The plate size is 10 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches (265 x 182 mm) and the full sheet measures 14 3/4 x 11 inches (375 x 285 mm). Not signed.
Wifredo Lam original lithograph "Les affinites ambigues" 1963
Medium: original lithograph. Printed in 1963 for the art revue XXe Siecle and published in Paris by San Lazzaro. Size: 12 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 310 x 235 mm. Not signed.
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.