For your consideration, a signed and numbered silkscreen print by the noted French artist, Yves Ganne (b 1931). This circa 1960 work measures 21” x 15.5” and is in its original 29.5” x 23.5” frame. The work is signed in pencil by the artist and is No. 15 of and edition of 275 and was originally offered by The Collectors Guild Ltd, NYC (the gallery label still affixed to the work’s verso). The print is in excellent condition with vibrant colors and is free from and damage; there is no foxing, stains, creases or damage of any kind. The work is noteworthy for its graphic design, cubist sensibilities, and modernist aesthetics. The work shows well and creates a strong visual statement in every environment and amidst and style of décor.
Yves Ganne, Born in Angers, Anjou, France, July 13, 1931. Ganne studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts of Nantes and with Fernand Léger in Paris. He first received critical notice at the exhibition of the Prix de la Jeune Peinture in 1950, and was awarded the Prix de la Ville de Menton in the same year.
He had his first Paris exhibition in 1954 at Drouant David’s, where he exhibited again in 1957. He exhibited in London at Tooth and Son’s and in several group shows in France and abroad. Ganne’s vividly colored landscapes and still lifes have been acquired by the French Government, the City of Paris, and the Musée d’Art Moderne in Paris.
Original Mid Century Silkscreen by Yves Ganne