Lithographie n° 5

Pierre Soulages

The previous owner of this work was Jean Pons of the Atelier de lithographie E. Pons in Paris. The atelier worked closely with Pierre Soulages during his period of lithographic printing from the mid 1950s onwards.

Artist
Pierre Soulages (b.1919)
Title
Lithographie n° 5
Medium
Lithograph in colours on Rives paper
Date
1957
Size
25 3/4 x 20 in : 65.5 x 50.5 cm
Edition
A "bon à tirer" proof aside from the edition of 60
Inscriptions
Inscribed "Bon à tirer" and signed, lower right
Printer
Printed by Pons, Paris
Publisher
Published by Berggruen, Paris
Provenance
Collection of Jean Pons, Atelier de lithographie E. Pons
Literature
"Soulages l'œuvre imprimé", Pierre Encrevé & Marie-Cécile Miessner, Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2003, no. 48 (col. illus. pl. 47) and indexed p.188
"Soulages Eaux-fortes, lithographies 1952-1973", Yves Rivière, Arts et Métiers Graphiques, Paris, 1974, no. 5 (b/w illus.) pp.82-83
Reference
A20-06
Status
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