Artwork of the month


August 2018 Fine Arts

Table, pipe, livres, bouteille, papier

In March 2018, the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art seized the opportunity to acquire one of Amédée Ozenfant's most ambitious and rare drawings, still in private hands, on the Paris art market. His upcoming departure for the Tokyo exhibition, Le Corbusier and the Age of Purism at the National Museum of Western Art (19.02 - 19.05.2019), is an opportunity to appreciate in detail his high formal and technical qualities while analyzing his pivotal position in the graphic work of the founder of Purism.

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Amédée OZENFANT
(Saint-Quentin, 1886 – Cannes, 1966)
Table, pipe, livres, bouteille, papier
1917
Graphite lead and stump on Ingres paper
Signed and dated « a. Ozenfant 1917 » bottom right
72.,8 x 54.7 cm
FGA-BA-OZENF-0006

PROVENANCE
Private collection, Black Mountain, États-Unis
Collection Jean-Claude de Feugas, Paris
Galerie Zlotowski, Paris, 2018

Courtesy Galerie Zlotowski, Paris

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