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Lot 75

Max Papart "The Smile of Gilda" Lithograph

Estimate: $200 - $400

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Max Papart (French, 1911-1994). Lithograph titled "The Smile of Gilda," depicting an abstract geometric composition, 1970. Signed along the lower right; numbered 84/120 along the lower left.

Max Papart was a French painter and printmaker who is best known for his depictions of circus performers, birds, figures and still lives in a colorful Cubist style. His work captures the joy of life through a sense of movement, cheerful hues, and lighthearted subject matter.

Sight; height: 24 in x width: 18 3/4 in. Framed; height: 32 1/2 in x width: 26 in.


The print is in great condition in general with no visible tears, losses, or creases. When inspected under UV light, there is no visible sign of restoration. The paper appears to be slightly toned. The color is bold and bright. Along the margins, there is undulation. Framed under plexiglass. Not inspected out of frame. Very light wear to the frame.

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