after George Braque - Soleil et Lune II


Sun and Moon 11

Original etching in colours, 1959, on BFK Rives paper, with full margins , Monogrammed on plate " G.B. " signed by the artist in pencil.

Size: Image size 3-1/2" x 9-1/4" Sheet size :13" x 19"

Note:  The artwork is from the issue No. 115 of the periodical Derrière le miroir , published on the occasion of a major Braque exhibition at the Maeght gallery in 1959, where 19 paintings and 8 gouaches by the artist were shown. Our piece is a deluxe publication with wider margins, on better paper and signed and numbered.

References: Dora Vallier: The Complete Graphic, Catalogue Raisonne page 295

Maeght Catalogue 1035

Edition: 275

Published by :   Édition Maeght, Paris

Printed by: Maeght

Provenance: From Private Collection of Radley Metzger ADULT FILM SEXPLORATION PRODUCER . Radley Henry Metzger "Jake Barnes", "Erich Farina" and "Henry Paris" (January 21, 1929 – March 31, 2017) was an American pioneering film maker and film distributor , most noted for popular artistic, adult-oriented films, including Camille 2000 (1969), The Lickerish Quartet (1970), Score (1974), The Private Afternoons of Pamela Mann (1974), The Image (1975), The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976) and Barbara Broadcast (1977). According to one film reviewer, Metzger's films, including those made during the Golden Age of Porn (1969–1984), are noted for their "lavish design, witty screenplays, and a penchant for the unusual camera angle" Another reviewer noted that his films were "highly artistic — and often cerebral ... and often featured gorgeous cinematography"  Film and audio works by Metzger have been added to the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art

Condition: In good condition.