LOUISE NEVELSON "JUNGLE FIGURES III" ETCHING, 1953-1955
As always, Caviar20 is thrilled to present the esteemed work of Louise Nevelson - one of the most revered and unique artists of the 20th century.
Although Nevelson is best known for her work as a sculptor, like many of her American contemporaries, Nevelson explored the many different branches of printmaking, as the field experienced a mid-century renaissance.
Executed extremely early in her career, this etching is a particularly rare and unique example of Nevelson's work as it features three figures, a motif that is otherwise excluded throughout her oeuvre.
To us, this work recalls Jean Dubuffet, with its intricately lined, abstract characters. As with most of her etchings from this period, this work is executed in her signature dark palette and mysterious intensity.
In 2016 Louise Nevelson was Caviar20's fastest-selling artist. As interest in her work is compounding rapidly, her prints are, like the rest of her work, becoming less accessible. This is a fantastic work for a young collector, or to complement an existing sculpture in your collection.
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“Jungle Figures III”
Etching and aquatint
Signed, titled, and numbered by artist
Numbered 1 from an edition of 30
21.75”H 21.5”W (work)
26.25"H 26.25"W (framed)
Provenance: Harry Lunn, Washington D.C. | Middendorf Gallery, Washington, D.C. | Graphics International, Ltd., Washington, D.C. | Private Collection
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