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Léonor FINI - Jeune-fille surprise, c. 1970, Gravure originale signée

Léonor FINI
Jeune-fille surprise, c. 1970
Gravure originale
Eau-forte sur papier Vélin Arches
Signée en bas à droite au crayon
40 x 30 cm

Excellent état, bord de feuille légèrement insolés
This item is sold by a professional art dealer who guaranties its authenticity.

Léonor Fini : Born in Buenos Aires in 1908, Léonor Fini is a Surrealist painter, set designer and author from italian origin. In 1937, she leaved Italy for Paris and met André Breton and the Surrealists. Inspired by their theories, she experimented the « automatic drawing ». She beccame a friend of Georges Bataille, Victor Brauner, Paul Éluard and Max Ernst without integrating the group. Her first monographic exhibiition took place in New York, in 1939. Leonor Fini realized many portraits (Jacques Audiberti, Jean Genet, Anna Magnani), costumes for theater, ballet and opera. She also illustrated texts by Marcel Aymé (La Vouivre), Edgar Poe, The Marquis de Sade (History of Juliette, 1945). Many poets, writers, painters and critics dedicated her monographs, essays or poems as Jean Cocteau, Giorgio De Chirico, Éluard, Ernst, Alberto Moravia... She died in 1996.

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