Offered is a bold colored cubist equestrian scene by Camille Hilaire (French, 1916-2004). The work is an artist's proof color lithograph c. 1950's on Arches paper with intact margins. The image size is 18.5" x 26" and the sheet size is 22.5" x 30". The work is signed lower right, numbered XVI/XXX and "E.A."(for artist's proof) lower left, and bears an embossed GG stamp in the lower left corner of the sheet. This is the publisher's stamp of the Guilde Internationale de la Gravure, which existed from 1949-1971. They were located in both Geneva and Paris and were the editors for some of the most prominent School of Paris artists of the day.
Camille Hilaire studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and also with André Lhote. He exhibited extensively, including shows in Paris at the storied Galerie Valloton as well as at the Salon d"Automne, the Salon des Indépendants, and the Salon des Tuileries, among others. Hilaire won numerous awards, including the Prix de Venice in 1948 and the Prix de la Casa Velasquez in 1950. He is represented in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in Paris and in the museums of Potiers, Metz, and Strasbourg, among others.
Shipping note: this work is unframed and will be sent via a heavy-duty mailing tube. If a different method is requested, please note that additional shipping charges will apply.
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