Raoul Ubac (Belgian, 1910-1985) Les Objets Fossiles
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- American & European Works of Art - 3100B
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- May 11, 2018 10:00AM
Raoul Ubac (Belgian, 1910-1985)
Les Objets Fossiles, 1939-40. Initialed "U" in pencil on the verso. Gelatin silver print on Agfa Brovira paper, image/sheet size 3 1/16 x 4 11/16 in. (7.5 x 11.8 cm), matted, framed.
Condition: Minor wear at edges.
N.B. Raoul Ubac was a French painter, sculptor, photographer, and engraver. In the late 1930s he was active in the Surrealist movement, and his photographs appeared frequently in the Surrealist publication Minotaure, alongside work by Brassaï, Jacques-André Boiffard, and Eugène Atget. Ubac experimented with multiple processes, including the combination of negatives, double exposures, and solarization before giving up photography in 1945.
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