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Cyclistes
Cyclistes
Original etching with carborundum
Paper size: 26 x 20"
Signed by the artist
Numbered 145/150
  $1,600 framed

Jeune Fille
Jeune Fille
Original etching with collage and carborundum
Paper size: 26 x 20"
Signed by the artist
Numbered 46/90
$1,100

S Rouge
S Rouge
Original etching with collage and carborundum
Paper size: 20 x 26"
Signed by the artist
Numbered from the edition of 90
Sorry, sold for $1,100

Trapeze
Trapeze
Original etching
Paper size: 26 x 20"
Signed by the artist
Numbered 58/75
$1,100
Max Papart's paintings and graphics are suffused with sunny humor and the bright colors of the French Riviera where he was born.  Working in the cubist style, he depicted circus scenes, flirting couples, soaring birds and similar cheerful subjects with flat, overlapping planes of contrasting colors and textures.

Max Papart (1911-1994) was acknowledged as a master printer of the 20th century.  The Director of the Bibliotheque National in Paris stated that his aquatints were some of the most significant prints being made in France during this era.  

His limited editions, many created with texture on handmade papers, have been a part of our inventory for a quarter of a century.  

These are some of the museums which have exhibited or have in their collections, Max Papart's art:
  1. Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  2. National Gallery, London
  3. Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
  4. Musee Cantini, Marseilles
  5. Fondation Maeght, St. Paul de Vence
  6. Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  7. Indianapolis Museum of Art
  8. New Orleans Museum of Art
  9. High Museum, Atlanta
  10. Bibliotheque Nationale de l'Arsenal, Paris
  11. Salle de l'Aubette de la ville de Strasbourg
  12. Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art
  13. Jacksonville Art Museum
  14. Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix
  15. Syracuse University
  16. U.C.L.A.
  17. Yale University
  18. Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe


Standing Figure

Standing Figure
Original etching with carborundum
Paper size: 25 1/8 x 19 1/2"
Frame size: 38 1/2 x 32 1/2"
Signed by the artist
Numbered 145/150
Sorry, sold for $1,350 framed
and then totally destroyed and discarded by UPS

It was the noted critic André Parinaud who said, "We are going to rediscover Papart as one of the masters of the second cubist generation... "


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