Lucien Coutaud (French, 1901-1977) was a surrealist painter, printmaker, designer and illustrator. He created many paintings, 150 etchings, 17 stage sets and 29 tapestry designs. Coutaud has designed operas, theatre and ballet sets and contributed illustrations to many books. He was a founding member of the Salon de Mai, a Chevalier in the Legion of Honor, and an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters. He won the Prix National Daumier de la gravure in 1952, the Grand Prix de Peinture de la Ville de Paris in 1967, and the Grand Prix de l’Institut des Beaux Arts in 1971. His work has been shown in galleries and museums in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, Japan, Italy, and the U.S. His high public sales price was $18,480.00.
Title: "Elles Cueillent"
Medium: Oil on board.
Size: 18 1/2 by 24 1/2 inches (47.0 x 62.2 cm). Framed (under glass) 28 1/2 by 34 by 1 1/2 inches.
Signed and dated: Lower right: " Coutaud 60"
Titled, signed, and dated on the reverse: "Elles Cueillent" / Coutaud oct 60
Condition: There appears to be light overall surface grime. Not examined under UV light. Framed under glass.
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