LOUISE NEVELSON “THE STONE FIGURES THAT WALK AT NIGHT” 1953

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. 

This work is a striking precursor to Nevelson’s iconic work in sculpture. The three fragmented figures, comprised of elongated geometric shapes and angular faces, are an early example of Nevelson’s inclination towards Cubism. As with most of her etchings from this period, this work is realized in heavy black ink, her signature monochromatic palette that evokes a 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 compliment an existing sculpture in your collection. 

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“The Stone Figures that Walk at Night”

USA, 1953

Etching and drypoint

Signed, titled and numbered by artist

Artist proof, apart from an edition of 20

34”H 24.5”W (work)

Provenance: Pace Editions, New York | Private Collection

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