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ANDRE MINAUX (French, 1923-1986) Original Signed Watercolor "Femme au Miroir"ANDRE MINAUX (French, 1923-1986) Original Signed Watercolor "Femme au Miroir"ANDRE MINAUX (French, 1923-1986) Original Signed Watercolor "Femme au Miroir"ANDRE MINAUX (French, 1923-1986) Original Signed Watercolor "Femme au Miroir"

Some art one sees and reacts with love or hate, but never indifference. That is the effect of the work of Minaux. His high public sale price is over $6,800.00. I feel this is an excellent example of why art collectors are seeking his work. As always, I love original signed works, such as this.
Andre Minaux (French, 1923-1986) was a French painter and printmaker. He studied under Maurice Brianchon at the Ecole National Superieure des Arts D'coratifs in Paris. From 1944 he exhibited at the Salon d'Automne, Salon des Independants and Salon de Mai and had his first one-man show at the Galerie des Impressions d'Art in Paris in 1946. In 1949 he participated in the second Homme-T'moin group exhibition at the Galerie Claude and the same year won the Prix de la Critique. The social realism of Homme-T'moin was in tune with Minaux's own work, in which he pared away detail and employed thickly painted, expressive brushstrokes in subdued colours to depict everyday scenes, as in Seated Woman. In the same style were a number of townscapes, such as Landscape of Toury Ferrotes, and such still-lifes as Armchair in an Interior. He also made lithographs to illustrate books. In the 1970s he concentrated on the theme of women in interiors in a series of coloured etchings, where the forms were flattened and abstracted. Also in the 1970s he made etchings of still-lifes mainly depicting elements taken from the artist's studio, as in Two Palettes.
Figures, particularly women in interior settings, became a key theme in his work. Indeed there is a sculptural quality to the way in which he depicts the female figure showing the growing influence of Fernand Leger on his work as he moved away from naturalism and became ever more figurative and stylized in his artistic output.
The social realism of Homme-Témoin was in tune with Minaux’s own work, in which he pared away detail and employed thickly painted, expressive brushstrokes in subdued colours to depict everyday scenes, as in Seated Woman (c. 1949; see Chevalier, pl. 4). In the same style were a number of townscapes, such as Landscape of Toury Ferrotes (1950; Paris, Pompidou), and such still-lifes as Armchair in an Interior (1951; London, Tate).

Artist: Andre Minaux (French, 1923-1986)

Title: Femme au Miroir

Medium: Watercolor and pencil on paper

Size: 26 by 19 3/4 inches (66.0 x 50.2 cm) (sheet); framed under glass 33 1/4 by 27 1/2 inches

Signed lower left: Minaux

Condition: Light overall paper discoloration; small notch of loss at lower right corner; a few soft handling creases; tape along edges of sheet. Framed under glass.

Item ID: A1654


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ANDRE MINAUX (French, 1923-1986) Original Signed Watercolor "Femme au Miroir"

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