Marie Laurencin Etching Titled “Two Girls Kissing”
Framed and signed etching by French artist Marie Laurencin.
Marie Laurencin was a French painter, sculptor, and printmaker.
During the early years of the 20th century, Laurencin was an important figure in the Parisian avant-garde. A member of both the circle of Pablo Picasso, and Cubists associated with the Section d’Or, such as Jean Metzinger, Albert Gleizes, Robert Delaunay, Henri le Fauconnier and Francis Picabia, exhibiting with them at the Salon des Indépendants (1910-1911) and the Salon d’Automne (1911-1912), and Galeries Dalmau (1912) at the first Cubist exhibition in Spain.
Her work lies outside the bounds of Cubist norms in her pursuit of a specifically feminine aesthetic by her use of pastel colors and curvilinear forms.
In 1983, commemorating the 100th anniversary of her birthday, the Musée Marie Laurencin opened in Nagano, Japan.
|Material||Gilt Wood, Etched Paper|
|Country of Origin||France|