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Barcelona Bay 2 3/20, 2006

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Artwork offered by

Oeno Gallery, Bloomfield

Single piece Signed Dated Titled

Size

38.1 x 55.88 cm
15.00 x 22 in

Reference

8b7003a4

Year

2006

Medium

Drawings & Works on Paper


  • About the work

A collage of ivory and black fine paper is pressed into a white ground over which the artist has printed a structure of etched and drypoint lines in silver ink. Simonin moves fluidly between modes of creation merging collage and print in a unique, non-figurative image. Each print in this series is unique in that each ground is made in a different collage and the burr made from the drypoint technique -- the metal that lines the edge of each incised groove in the plate -- erodes and softens with each pull. Simonin typically creates only short editions of unique prints. 

Drypoint, Etching and Collage

About the Artists

1936 Lausanne, Switzerland

Working largely in prints, works on paper and on canvas, Francine Simonin (b. 1936, Lausanne, Switzerland) has won numerous awards and distinctions, including the Prix de la première Biennale Suisse Engraving in Geneva (1968), the Prix Loto-Québec in Montréal (1981), the Prix Irène Reymond (1986), the Prize of the Print at the Biennale of Drawing, Printmaking and Paper in Alma (1993), as well as the first prize of the 16th International of the Miniature Print of Cadaques in Spain (1996). In October 2004, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec and the Fondation Monique and Robert Parizeau presented her with an award recognizing her exceptional contribution to the history of printmaking in Quèbec. The works of Francine Simonin are to be found in the collections of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, the National Museum of Fine Arts of Quebec, the Geneva Museum, the National Library of Canada (Ottawa), the Council of Europe Art Bank Arts of Canada (Ottawa) as well as several private collections around the world.


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