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Here are the prints handsigned (lithographs, etchings or engravings, illustrated books) by Georges Braque that are presently for sale. Click on the image to enlarge it. Unless otherwise specified all the prints shown on this page are signed by Braque and are original. Please contact the art gallery for prices.

Prints available by BRAQUE

BRAQUE : Braque-char-noir
BRAQUE : braque-personnage
BRAQUE : braque-milarepa-book
BRAQUE : braque-thalassa-etching
BRAQUE : braque-oiseau-de-feu
BRAQUE : braque-oiseaux-drawing
BRAQUE : braque-lettera-lithographs
BRAQUE : braque-book-sapates
BRAQUE : braque-paroles-etching
BRAQUE : braque-sand-bird
BRAQUE : braque-nature-morte
BRAQUE : braque-effroi-book
BRAQUE : braque-profil-ceramic
BRAQUE : braque-valse-ceramic
BRAQUE : braque-bird-ceramic
BRAQUE : pensees-braque-book
BRAQUE : aout-braque-etching
BRAQUE : braque-visible-book
BRAQUE : braque-corbeille-etching
BRAQUE : braque-descente-book
BRAQUE : braque-etching-bird
BRAQUE : braque-aout-etching
BRAQUE : braque-nature-etching
BRAQUE : braque-equinoxe-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-cahiers-book
BRAQUE : braque-verdet-pochoir
BRAQUE : braque-voeux-1954
BRAQUE : personnage-lithograph-braque
BRAQUE : braque-etang-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-femme-etching
BRAQUE : braque-lithograph-personnage
BRAQUE : braque-lithograph-pommes
BRAQUE : braque-personnage-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-theiere-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-greetings-1955
BRAQUE : braque-greetings-1952
BRAQUE : braque-lithograph-livres
BRAQUE : braque-book-resurrection
BRAQUE : braque-patron-book
BRAQUE : braque-resurrection-lithographs
BRAQUE : braque-fleurs-woodcut
BRAQUE : braque-oiseau-blanc-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-woodcut
BRAQUE : braque-domnique-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-thouzon-book
BRAQUE : braque-vollard-theogonie
BRAQUE : braque-theogonie-vollard
BRAQUE : braque-liseron-book
BRAQUE : braque-lithograph-signe
BRAQUE : braque-etching-aout
BRAQUE : braque-etching-theogonie
BRAQUE : braque-theogonie-etching
BRAQUE : braque-liberte-book
BRAQUE : braque-pommes-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-oiseau-etching
BRAQUE : braque-uranie-etching
BRAQUE : braque-descente-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-vase-etching
BRAQUE : braque-poete-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-le-patron
BRAQUE : braque-bird-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-char-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-livres-lithographie
BRAQUE : braque-oiseau
BRAQUE : braque-fleurs
BRAQUE : braque, descente
BRAQUE : braque-aventure
BRAQUE : tete papillon, etching
BRAQUE : la foret, lettera amorosa
BRAQUE : braque giroflee bleu
BRAQUE : fleurs, etching
BRAQUE : bird, woodcut
BRAQUE : pommes, woodcut
BRAQUE : fleurs, woodcut
BRAQUE : les soleils, print
BRAQUE : ordre des oiseaux, book
BRAQUE : oiseau, lithograph
BRAQUE : ordre des oiseaux
BRAQUE : cahiers de braque
BRAQUE : char blanc, print
BRAQUE : fleurs blanches, lithograph
BRAQUE : corbeille de fleurs, etching
BRAQUE : Le lierre, etching
BRAQUE : Braque, lithographs
BRAQUE : La guitare, lithograph
BRAQUE : oiseau octobre, lithograph
BRAQUE : Varengeville, etching
BRAQUE : Braque et le divin manifeste
BRAQUE : Aout, oiseau noir, etching

BRAQUE, short biography

Georges Braque was born in Argenteuil in 1892. From an early age, he attended evening classes at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Le Havre, where he met Othon Friez and Raoul Dufy. In 1904 Braque set up his studio in Paris and three years later showed three paintings at le Salon des Indépendants.

Braque regularly went down to l'Estaque, near Marseille, to paint ; the works were shown by Kahnweiller in his gallery, the foreword to the catalogue of the exhibition being by the poet Apollinaire. Kahnweiller also arranged for Braque to meet Picasso ; the latter had just finished the Demoiselles d'Avignon painting, which made a strong impression on Braque. Braque then painted several pictures in the south of France, all of which were refused at the 1908 Salon d'Automne. The critics were unsparing about Braque, and Vauxcelles wrote in the "Gil Blas" review of the 14 th of November 1908 : "Mr Braque is a daring young man, he despises form, and reduces everything, landscapes, people, houses, to geometric diagrams, to cubes". The term was coined... Braque and Picasso friendship was strengthened, and until 1914 both artists worked in close collaboration, mutually influencing each other, and introducing into their pictures stencilled letters and numbers, imitations of wood and marble, sand and other substances, collages etc.

But in 1914, Braque was called up, and was seriously injured in the head. After a long convalescence, Braque started painting again in 1917, in a less angular and more colourful manner. From 1933 to 1938 Braque frequently returned to the still-life theme, and in 1949 finished the big "artist's studio" series, as well as designed the stage scenery for Molière 's Tartuffe at Jouvet request. In 1952, Braque was commissioned to decorate a ceiling in the Louvre ; in 1956, he made five stained-glass windows for a chapel in Varengeville, where he owned a house. Braque then began his work on the bird theme.

Georges Braque 's interest in prints dates from 1907. Between 1907 and 1912, Braque produced engravings in the cubist style, using etching and dry-point ("Etude de nu", "Petite guitare cubiste", "Fox", "Job", "Bass" ou encore "Pall"). He made his first lithograph in 1921, a still-life published by Kahnweiller ("Nature morte aux verres et fruits" printed by Charlot in Paris). Throughout his life, Braque continued to make prints, mastering the techniques of etching, lithography, aquatint, woodcut. Among the most important prints, there are "L'oiseau de feu" etching and aquatint with varnish from 1958, "Théière et citrons" lithograph from 1949, "l'oiseau et son ombre" from 1959, "Corbeille de fleurs", etchign with varnish from 1951, whose edition is only 10 copies, "L'oiseau sur fond carmin", etching from 1958 made in the Crommelynck atelier, "Le char noir", etching from 1958, "vol de nuit", lithograph from 1957, printed by Fernand Mourlot in Paris, L'oiseau d'octobre or "Feuilles, couleur lumière", lithograph from 1953, always with the collaboration of Fernand Mourlot.

Braque engraved work includes joint productions with major poets : Eric Satie ("Léger comme un oeuf", with one etching, Francis Ponge ( Cinq sapates) with five original etchings, Pierre Reverdy ( La liberté des mers, with 7 original lithographs in colors, Franck Elgar ( La résurection de l'oiseau illustrated with 4 original lithographs, Jean Paulhan ("Braque le Patron", with two lithographs), Guillaume Apollinaire ( Si je mourais là bas with 18 woodcuts), Marcel Jouhandeau ( La descente aux enfers with 4 lithographs) ; Saint-John Perse ( L'ordre des oiseaux, with twelve etchings and aquatints in colors). The most important of these productions is René Char 's Lettera amorosa ( Lettera amorosa), for which Braque made twenty-nine colour lithographs.

The artist has also print for collective books : "Un poème dans chaque livre" from Eluard, illustrated with 16 etchings by Joan Miro, Alberto Giacometti, Marc Chagall, André Masson etc. ; "Sentences sans paroles" with an engraving of Alberto Giacometti, Paroles peintes with prints of Marc Chagall, Bissière, Zadkine, Antoni Tapiès, Eduardo Chillida etc.

Braque died in 1963. In is orbituary delivered at The Louvre in September of that year, Malraux stated : "There is a part of France's honour called Braque, because a country's honour is also made of what it gives to the world."

Braque, references catalogues

Braque graphic works, Dora Vallier Braque graphic works, Dora Vallier
- Braque lithographe, catalogue established by Francis Ponge and Fernand Mourlot which reproduced all the original lithographs made by Georges Braque. André Sauret publisher. Rare catalogue because the edition is only 4125 copies.
- Braque, l'oeuvre gravé by Dora Vallier (here reproduced. He check all the original prints by Braque (lithographs, engravings, etchings, woodcuts, as well as illustrated books. Flamarion Publisher, 1982.

BRAQUE Verbatim

"To define a thing is to substitute the definition for the thing itself".
Quote of Georges Braque.

Prints already sold by BRAQUE

BRAQUE : braque-tete-etching
BRAQUE : braque-jockey-etching
BRAQUE : braque-frontispice-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-bouquet-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-pensees-book
BRAQUE : braque-signe-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-octobre-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-charrue-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-petite-tasse
BRAQUE : braque-bouquet-etching
BRAQUE : braque-essor-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-ciel-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-astre-lithograph
BRAQUE : braque-etoile-woodcut
BRAQUE : braque-apollinaire-woodcut
BRAQUE : braque-poissons-etching
BRAQUE : braque-milarepa-etching
BRAQUE : braque-resurrection-book
BRAQUE : braque bibliotheque
BRAQUE : liberte des mers lithograph
BRAQUE : braque, cinq sapates, lithographs
BRAQUE : bouquet, original woodcut
BRAQUE : braque, frontispice
BRAQUE : char noir, etching
BRAQUE : migration, print
BRAQUE : bouquet, woodcut
BRAQUE : profil, original woodcut
BRAQUE : theiere et citrons lithograph
BRAQUE : nature morte-etching
BRAQUE : helios, lithograph
BRAQUE : un poeme, original etching
BRAQUE : les pommes, woodcut
BRAQUE : oiseaux, lithograph
BRAQUE : dlm braque, deluxe
BRAQUE : metamorphose, prints
BRAQUE : braque broder, etching
BRAQUE : guitare, print
BRAQUE : le soleil, lithograph
BRAQUE : la charrue, original print
BRAQUE : lettera amorosa, book
BRAQUE : tete grecque, lithograph
BRAQUE : taureaux ailes, lithograph
BRAQUE : profil-lithograph
BRAQUE : lettera amorosa, lithograph
BRAQUE : Aout, aquatint
BRAQUE : La pivoine- woodcut
BRAQUE : La nappe jaune, etching
BRAQUE : Grands livres, lithograph
BRAQUE : oiseau, le tir a l'arc, etching
BRAQUE : les cibles, le tir à l'arc, lithograph
BRAQUE : Aout, oiseau sur fond noir
BRAQUE : Uranie I, etching
BRAQUE : Carte de voeux pour  Maeght
BRAQUE : La pivoine, woodcut
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