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Richard Mortensen  Komposition I Limited Edition Silkscreen Signed Art

Richard Mortensen
Komposition I
Print – Silkscreen
Signed in pencil and marked 20/100

Print 22″ x 25.5″ inches

 

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Richard Mortensen (23 October 1910 – 6 January 1993)  Danish painter and stage designer. He studied at the art academy in Copenhagen from 1931 to 1932. In 1932 he visited Berlin with the painter Ejler Bille and saw paintings by Vasily Kandinsky, after which he began to make abstract pictures with pure, geometrical forms. He was also attracted by Surrealism and in his paintings of 1933–4 sometimes incorporated fragments of reality, such as an eye and a pair of lips, in otherwise abstract compositions, which gave them a fantastic and erotic character. In 1934 he made some paintings that were purely Surrealist (influenced by Salvador Dalí and Yves Tanguy) as well as drawings of an automatist nature; his works were already exceptionally striking in colour.

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Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions 36 × 5 × 4 in

Richard Mortensen  Komposition I Limited Edition Silkscreen Signed Art

Richard Mortensen Komposition I Print - Silkscreen Signed in pencil and marked 20/100 Print 22" x 25.5" inches  

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