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James Coignard

I strike the canvas the way the way I lay a trembling hand on a beloved face. The gesture is the painter's scar.

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Painter, sculptor, French engraver was born in Tours in 1925. He lived and worked in Antibes (Alpes-Maritimes); he died in March 2008. James Coignard begins studying to the Art school of Nice in 1948. However he spents a large part of his life in the Riviera, Coignard has been very itinerant, and thus he has been living 3 years in New-Orleans (1985-88). He organises many collective and personal . . .

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Beyond works currently in stock, it seemed to me useful to combine business with pleasure by letting you discover others works by artists in my gallery. These artworks, now sold or removed from our website, have been in our stock in the past. These pages will undoubtedly make it possible for some of you to associate an image with its title or the other way round, for others it will be a good time to discover more on such and such artist. For the sake of confidentiality – the pieces being no longer available – we won't display neither their numbering or their price. For whatever reason, make sure to visit this amazing art database with to date 6441 online works just for your pleasure! Michelle Champetier

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Original signed etching de Coignard James : Tête en jaune
Tête en jaune
1977 Original etching in 5 colors, carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet, Vol. 2, n°289
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Profil en stratification
Profil en...
Circa 1976 Original etching with carborundum in 8 colors, manual interventions, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Vision Nouvelle, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Silhouette
Silhouette
1970 Original etching in 2 colors, carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet, Vol 1, n°76
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Le cavalier
Le cavalier
Circa 2000 Original etching in 2 colors, carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Animal
Animal
2003 Original carborundum etching in 4 colours, signed in pencil by the artist. Pasnic Ed., Paris. Sonet, vol. 5, n°1128
Single work Signed single work de Coignard James : Profile on black
Profile on black
Circa 1975 Oil and collage on cardboard, signed below on the left by the artist. Certificate of the artist (22/12/1976).
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Unknown title V
Unknown title V
Circa 2005 Original etching and pochoir, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Blocage I - Bleu vertical
Blocage I - Bleu...
1988 Original carborundum etching in 9 colours with manual interventions and a collage, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Publisher, Stockholm. Bergström n°718
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Rationalisation de 2 bleus
Rationalisation de...
1987 Original carborundum etching in 6 colours with manual interventions, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Publisher, Stockholm. Bergström n°701
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Blocage du rouge
Blocage du rouge
1988 Original carborundum etching in 9 colours with manual interventions and a collage, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Publisher, Stockholm. Bergström n°721
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Information
Information
1990 Original carborundum etching in 9 colours, with 2 collages and a manual interventions, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Ed., Stockholm. Bergström n°780
Single work Original signed oil de Coignard James : Unknown title V
Unknown title V
1988 Oil on canvas, signed in the lower right corner by the artist. Without
Original signed etchings de Coignard James : Sonatine
Sonatine
1984 Folder with 3 original etchings (carborundum, collage and hand-colouring), each signed in pencil by the artist. Justification page signed in pencil... Bergström n°612 to 614
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Portrait
Portrait
1996 Original etching in four colours (carborundum, drypoint, hand-colouring and collage), signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Pasnic, Paris. Bergström n°922
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Deux rouges - 58
Deux rouges - 58
1993 Original etching in nine colours (carborundum, hand-colouring and 4 collages), signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Nahan, New Orléans. Bergström n°849
Original signed etchings de Coignard James : Grand angulaire vert
Grand angulaire vert
1986 Diptych. Two original etchings in 7 colors (carborundum and hand-colouring), a sheet signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Nahan, New Orléans. Bergström n°679
Portfolio with etchings de Coignard James : Nous sommes de terre
Nous sommes de terre
1979 Portfolio under box. Text by Nietzsche, illustrated with 3 original etchings in carborundum by James Coignard, each signed in pencil by the artist.... Sonet Vol. II n° 382 to 384
Single work Original signed oil de Coignard James : Composition AB
Composition AB
Circa 1980 Oil on canvas, wax pencil and gouache, signed by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Statique S
Statique S
1981 Original etching, carborundum, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. B. R., Paris. Sonet Vol. III n°475
Signed single work de Coignard James : Untitled IV
Untitled IV
Circa 1970 Painting on paper, collage, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Single work Signed single work de Coignard James : Untitled III
Untitled III
Circa 1970 Painting on paper, collages, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Single work Signed single work de Coignard James : ABCD and red square
ABCD and red square
Circa 1990 Painting on paper, collages and embossing, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Geometry, Lettres
Geometry, Lettres
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°732
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Oppression, Lettres
Oppression, Lettres
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°735
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Connection, Lettres
Connection, Lettres
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°734
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Mecanic, Lettres
Mecanic, Lettres
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°731
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Inversion, Lettres
Inversion, Lettres
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°730
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Construction, Lettres
Construction,...
1989 Original etching in carborundum, with manual interventions, collages, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Lettres". Ed.... Sonet Vol. IV n°733
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Lettres-construction
Lettres-construction
1988 Original etching in carborundum in 9 colors, with manual interventions (two collages) signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album... Sonet Vol. 4, n°733
Original signed etching de Coignard James : The wall
The wall
1979 Original etching in carborundum in 9 colors, 4 collages, signed in pencil by the artist. Vision Nouvelle Ed., Paris. Sonet n°407
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Rouges Antiques
Rouges Antiques
1987 Original etching in carborundum in 13 colors, with manual interventions, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Ed., Stockholm. Sonet, Vol. IV, n°696
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Hostage in blue universe
Hostage in blue...
1979 Original etching in carborundum in 12 colors, etching applied with a string, signed in pencil by the artist. Vision Nouvelle Ed., Paris. Sonet, Vol. II, n°389
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Identification
Identification
1979 Original etching in carborundum in 9 colors, 1 collage, 2 etchings applied with a string, signed in pencil by the artist. Vision Nouvelle Ed., Paris. Sonet, Vol. II, n°386
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Ancient movement
Ancient movement
1981 Original etching in carborundum in 8 colors with manual interventions, 2 collages, other etching applied with a string, signed in pencil by the... Sonet, Vol. III, n°481
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Both red in AB
Both red in AB
1979 Original etching in carborundum in 9 colors, with collage, signed in pencil by the artist. F.B. Ed., Paris. Sonet, Vol. II, n°406
Original signed etching de Coignard James : White calcination
White calcination
1981 Original etching in carborundum in 5 colors, with manual interventions, 3 collages, signed in pencil by the artist. Vision Nouvelle Ed., Paris. Sonet, Vol. III, n°485
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Blue horizontals
Blue horizontals
1990 Original etching in carborundum in 4 colors, with manual interventions, signed in pencil by the artist. Sonet Ed., Stockholm. Sonet, Vol. IV, n°769
Original signed etching de Coignard James : White face
White face
1996 Original etching in carborundum in 4 colors, drypoint and collage, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Boulan, Paris. Title : Visage blanc. Sonet Vol. IV n°919
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Two characters
Two characters
1996 Original etching in carborundum in 5 colors, drypoint and 3 collages, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Boulan, Paris. Title : Deux personnages. Sonet Vol. IV n°918
Signed etching de Coignard James : Tension en AB
Tension en AB
1988 Original etching in carborundum (9 colors), with manual interventions and collage, signed in pencil. Hahan Gallery Ed., New Orleans. Sonet Vol. IV n°722
Etching carborundum de Coignard James : Alignement
Alignement
1991 Original etching in carborundum in 5 colors, with manual interventions (8 collages), signed in pencil. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Sonet Vol. IV n°790
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Graphisme intentionnel
Graphisme...
1985 Original etching in carborundum, signed in pencil. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Not in Sonet Vol. III (See n° 648 to n°652)
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Insert, bleu inséré
Insert, bleu...
1992 Original etching in carborundum in 4 colors, with manual interventions, two collages, signed in pencil. Ed. Au dépens d'un amateur. Sonet Vol. IV n°823
Signed etching de Coignard James : Insert, rouge inséré
Insert, rouge...
1992 Original etching in carborundum in 4 colors, with manual interventions, two collages, signed in pencil. Ed. Au dépens d'un amateur. Sonet Vol. IV n°821
Etching carborundum de Coignard James : Mise en cause red
Mise en cause red
1985 Original etching in carborundum in 6 colors, 2 "collages" and manual interventions, extracted from the book "Mise en cause". Ed. Sémios, Paris. Sonet Vol. III n°631
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Song of the broad axe
Song of the broad...
1982 Original etching in carborundum, collage, dedicated and signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Song of the Broad Axe". Transworld Art Ed.,... Not referenced in the Sonet, vol. III
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Habitat
Habitat
1982 Original etching in carborundum, collage, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Song of the Broad Axe". Transworld Art Ed., New York. Sonet, vol. III n°515
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Axial du bleu
Axial du bleu
1982 Original etching in carborundum, collage, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Song of the Broad Axe". Transworld Art Ed., New York. Sonet, vol. III n°518
Single work Signed single work de Coignard James : Without title
Without title
1991 Painting, collage and pastel on paper, signed in bottom on the right. Without
Original signed lithograph de Coignard James : Warrior with two purple
Warrior with two...
1973 Original lithograph, signed and dedicated in pencil. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Sonet Vol. I n°174
Single work Signed single work de Coignard James : Title unknown II
Title unknown II
Circa 1971 Painting on paper, signed in bottom on the right. Without
Signed etching de Coignard James : Hair
Hair
1977 Original etching in carborundum in 6 colors, with collage of a bent etching, rope, and manual interventions, signed in pencil. Ed. Vision Nouvelle,... Sonet Vol. II n°312
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Horizontal disturbance
Horizontal...
1979 Original etching in carborundum in 8 colors, with collages including one bent, rope, signed in pencil. Ed. Vision Nouvelle, Paris. Sonet Vol. II n°399
Single work Painting on paper de Coignard James : Title unknown I
Title unknown I
Circa 1975 Painting on paper with collage and bonds, signed in bottom on the right. Without
Original signed etching de Coignard James : An aggression of the red in AB
An aggression of...
1976 Original etching in carborundum, with collage of a bent etching with rope, signed in pencil. ed. Heidenberg, New York Sonet Vol. II n°284
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Red blocking
Red blocking
1989 Original etching in carborundum manual interventions and collages, signed in pencil. Hahan Gallery Ed., New Orleans. Title : Blocage rouge. Sonet Vol. IV n°743
Signed etching carborundum de Coignard James : Résolution triangulaire
Résolution...
1985 Original etching in carborundum in 9 colors with manual intervention and collage, signed in pencil. Hahan Gallery Ed., New Orleans. Sonet Vol. III n°639
Signed etching de Coignard James : Ochre and green
Ochre and green
1984 Original etching in 5 colours with manual interventions. Ed. of the artist. Sonet Vol. III, n° 584
Etching signed de Coignard James : Red on black
Red on black
2001 Original etching, carborundum, signed in pencil. Sonet Vol. V, n° 1096
Etching signed de Coignard James : Dynamics brown
Dynamics brown
2001 Original etching, carborundum, signed in pencil. Sonet Vol. V, n° 1095
Etching signed de Coignard James : Head in AB
Head in AB
1977 Original etching in carborundum and rope, signed in pencil, extracted from "En trompe-l'oeil". Ed. F.B., Paris. Sonet Vol. II n°332
Original etching linocut de Coignard James : The ploughman
The ploughman
1964 Original linocut, signed in purple pencil. Dedicated copie in pencil. Published by Ed. Hervieu, Nice Sonet, Vol. I n° 3
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Title unknow III
Title unknow III
Circa 1978 Original etching in carborundum, collage and string, signed in pencil. Ed. Vision Nouvelle, Paris Unknow
Etching signed de Coignard James : Hostages and disturbed universe
Hostages and...
1978 Original etching in carborundum, collage and string, signed in pencil. Ed. Vision Nouvelle, Paris Sonet Vol. II n°341
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Repérage
Repérage
1990 Original etching, hand colored, signed in pencil. Sonet Vol. IV n°776
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Lignes, point orange
Lignes, point orange
1990 Original etching, signed in pencil. Ed. Navarra, Paris. Sonet Vol. IV n°793
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Lignes, point rouge
Lignes, point rouge
1990 Original etching, signed in pencil. Ed. Navarra, Paris. Sonet Vol. IV n°792
Original signed etching de Coignard James : Lignes, point beige
Lignes, point beige
1990 Original etching, signed in pencil. Ed. Navarra, Paris. Sonet Vol. IV n°794
Original etching de Coignard James : Profiles, Antigone
Profiles, Antigone
1970 Original etching, carborundum in 2 colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm Sonet Vol. I n°65
Book de Coignard James : L'amour du plus lointain
L'amour du plus...
1969 Portofolio in sheets (See "Illustrated books" for more details), poems by J. Marcenac, with 9 original etchings. Ed. "Au Vent d'Arles", Paris Sonet n°48-57
Etching signed de Coignard James : Love ... 10
Love ... 10
1969 Original etching, signed in pencil, extracted from the book "L'Amour du plus lointain". Ed. "Au Vent d'Arles", Paris Sonet Vol. I, n°48
Original etching de Coignard James : Love ... 8
Love ... 8
1969 Original etching, signed in pencil, extracted from the book "L'Amour du plus lointain". Ed. "Au Vent d'Arles", Paris Sonet n°55
Etching de Coignard James : Unknown title II
Unknown title II
Unknown date Etching, carborundum in colors, signed in pencil. Unknown

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
L'oeuvre gravé », Vol. I, II, III, IV, V & VI, consultables en ligne, Ed. Association des Amis de James Coignard, 2017 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Coignard », François Bénichou, Ed. Le Musée de Poche, Paris, 1973
  • « Quatre clés pour l'oeuvre de J. C. », M. Bohbot, Ed. P. Hervieu, Nice, 1979
  • « James Coignard », Jeffrey Robinson, Ed. Paul Hervieu, Nice, 1981
  • « Mémoires, . . Silences », Marcelin Pleynet, Ed. Daniel Papierski, Paris, 1987
  • « Immanence de l'invisible », Alexandre Schwarz, Ed. ECA France, Paris, 1988
  • « James Coignard », Marcelin Pleynet, Editions Daniel Papierski, 1989
  • « Un peintre et son miroir », Jean Rollin, Ed. ECA France, Paris, 1990-1991
  • « James Coignard : l’oeuvre de 1956 à 1996 », Château-Musée de Cagnes/Mer 1997
  • « Le language évolutif du graveur », Tita Reut, Ed. François Vecchio, Cannes, 2002
  • « James Coignard », Goldberg Itzhak, Editions Galerie Capazza, 2014
To read from the artist :
  • « Entretien avec James Coignard », François Bénichou, Ed. Sonet, Stockholm, 1986
  • « Conversation », Georges Tabaraud, Ed. Cardinaux, Chatellerault, 2007
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