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Raoul Ubac

I try to avoid the unecessary gesture , the spasm, the strike inherited from the XIXe century.

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The painter-sculptor Raoul Ubac was born in 1910 in Malmédy (Ardennes, Belgium). He went to school there, then settled down in Paris in 1930. He joined La Sorbonne (Paris) to follow studies of letters, but changed his way and decided to frequent the Art Academies of Montparnasse. He discovered little by little his vocation for the art. He saw surrealists regularly and often participated in the . . .

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Original signed etching de Ubac Raoul : Composition without title I
Composition without...
1971 Original etching, signed and annotated in pencil by the artist, conceived for the illustrated book "Proximité du murmure" (poem by Jacques Dupin).... Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Formes groupées I
Formes groupées I
1960 Original lithograph, signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Catalog Maeght 1985
Original multiple de Ubac Raoul : Scarf
Scarf
Circa 1975 Scarf in silk (crepe fiber warp), designed by the artist. Adrien Maeght Publisher, Paris. Without
Original linocut de Ubac Raoul : Greetings card
Greetings card
1956 Original linocut, signed in the composition. Greetings card of the Gallery Maeght (Paris) for the year 1957. Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Le champ à l'arbre
Le champ à l'arbre
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Publisher, Paris. Catalogue Maeght, 1971
Book with etchings de Ubac Raoul : Vieux Pays
Vieux Pays
1967 Book in sheets and cloth-covered box, "Vieux Pays suivi de Campagne". Poems by André Frenaud, illustrated with 14 original etchings by Raoul Ubac... Christian Nicaise p. 11 and 12
Original signed print de Ubac Raoul : Owl
Owl
Circa 1975 Original print, marked with slate engraved, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Paysage aux sillons VI
Paysage aux sillons...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Publisher, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1971 p. 281
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Espace poétique
Espace poétique
1977 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, conceived for the Deluxe copies of the book "Espace poétique et langage plastique". Ed. Les... Without
Reproduction de Ubac Raoul : Exhibition Maeght
Exhibition Maeght
1966 Reproduction of an original woodcut, exceptionally signed in pencil by the artist. Invitation card in an exhibition of the artist in the Maeght... Without
Original signed wood de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires X
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits délires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p.17
Original signed gouache de Ubac Raoul : Untitled, print
Untitled, print
1967 Gouache on paper, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed wood de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires VII
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits délires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p.17
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Voies ferrées I
Voies ferrées I
1978 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Publisher Adrien Maeght, Paris. Without
Original signed wood de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires V
Mines de rien....
1974 Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits délires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p.17
Book with etchings de Ubac Raoul : Le trou de serrure
Le trou de serrure
1968 Book-object under original box of edition. First edition. Text by Robert Crégut, illustrated with 8 original prints by Raoul Ubac, each one signed... Monod n°3308, Nicaise p. 12 and 13.
Original signed wood de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires II
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits délires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p.17
Original signed wood de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires I
Mines de rien....
1974 Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits délires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p.17
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Red field
Red field
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Ed. Maeght 1985, p.258
Issue DLM lithographs de Ubac Raoul : DLM n°92-93, Ten years of edition
DLM n°92-93, Ten...
1956 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". First edition. Text by Georges Limbour. General catalog for editions DLM 1946-1956, illustrated with original... Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 40
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Traces
Traces
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1985, p.259
Original lithographs de Ubac Raoul : DLM n° 142
DLM n° 142
1964 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Text by Yves Bonnefoy, illustrated with 8 original lithographs in colors (4 in double-page), with 4 facsimiles of... Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 58
Original linocut de Ubac Raoul : Greetings card
Greetings card
1956 Original linocut, signed in the composition. Greetings card of the Gallery Maeght (Paris) for the year 1957. Without
Original lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Poster before the letter
Poster before the...
Circa 1960 Original lithograph in colors, signed by the artist. Ed. Maeght Gallery, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Ascending rhythm
Ascending rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1985
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Trees and stones I
Trees and stones I
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght, 1989, p.230
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Taillis
Taillis
1964 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1985, p. 259
Signed etching de Ubac Raoul : Petit torse
Petit torse
Circa 1960 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Unknown
Signed linocut de Ubac Raoul : Title unknow II
Title unknow II
Circa 1965 Original linocut, signed in pencil. Without
Signed bronze multiple de Ubac Raoul : Trophy Paris-Nice
Trophy Paris-Nice
1967 Original multiple in bronze, titled, dated, numbered and signed on verso. Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Ascending rhythm
Ascending rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1985
Original lithographs de Ubac Raoul : DLM n° 34
DLM n° 34
1950 Issue "Derrière le Miroir" (re-printed). Texts by André Frenaud, illustrated by 3 original lithographs in colors. Ed. Maeght Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 24
Original lithographs de Ubac Raoul : DLM n° 74-75-76
DLM n° 74-75-76
1955 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Texts by Yves Bonnefoy and others, illustrated by 3 original lithographs in colors (2 in double-page and one in... Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 36
Lithograph signed de Ubac Raoul : Red and blue bush
Red and blue bush
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Ed. Maeght, Paris. Title : Buisson rouge et bleu Cat. Maeght
Woodcut de Ubac Raoul : Mines de rien. Petits délires
Mines de rien....
1974 Suite of 11 woodcuts, each signed and justified by the artist, from the book "Mines de rien. Petits délires" (Text by André Frenaud). The woodcuts... C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p. 17
Book de Ubac Raoul : La dernière page
La dernière page
1968 Book in sheets, in-4°. Text by Jules Lequier, illustrated with 9 original linocuts (hors-texte and in-texte) by Raoul Ubac, all unsigned. Folding... C. Nicaise, "R. Ubac, les livres illustrés", p. 13, pas dans le Monod.
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Broken rhythm
Broken rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Ed. Galerie Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght 1985
Original lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Field with Tree
Field with Tree
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Publisher, Paris Catalogue Maeght, 1971
DLM lithographs de Ubac Raoul : DLM n° 161
DLM n° 161
1966 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". First edition. Text by Yves Bonnefoy, illustrated with 5 original lithographs in colors and with 2 original lithographs... Cat. "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 66
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Circular rhythm
Circular rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Catalogue Maeght 1985
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Hollow rhythm
Hollow rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Catalogue Maeght 1985
Original signed etching de Ubac Raoul : Burned land
Burned land
1976 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Catalogue Maeght 1985
Original signed etching de Ubac Raoul : Slate print
Slate print
1970 Original engraved slate print, signed in pencil, extracted from the suite of the book "Logis de terre". Published by Pierre Lecuire, Paris. Books by P. Lecuire, B.N. p. 138
Original etching de Ubac Raoul : L'herbe déracinée
L'herbe déracinée
1975 Fourth book of the collection "Argile". Book in sheets, text by Bruno de Montalivet, illustrated with 4 original etchings, aquaforte, by Raoul Ubac,... Monod Vol. II n° 8316
Issue DLM Maeght de Ubac Raoul : DLM n° 196
DLM n° 196
1972 Issue "Derrière le Miroir". Text by Gaetan Picon, illustrated with 6 lithographs in colors (4 in double page) and 3 lithographs in black. Catalogue "Derrière le Miroir, 1946-1982", p. 83
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Grouped forms I
Grouped forms I
1960 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, published by Ed. Maeght, Paris Catalogue Maeght 1985
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Title unknow I
Title unknow I
Date inconnue Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Original signed lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Composition
Composition
Date unknown Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph signed de Ubac Raoul : Trees and stones II
Trees and stones II
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Cat. Maeght, 1989, p.230
Original lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Trees and stones I
Trees and stones I
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris Cat. Maeght, 1989, p.230
Lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Landscape with furrows V
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Trees and stones III
Trees and stones III
1955 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor. Without
Lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Landscape with furrows XI
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Lithograph de Ubac Raoul : Landscape with furrows X
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Single work Original drawing de Ubac Raoul : Print
Print
1969 Ink in grey and black made on a very thin paper, signed on lower right inpencil and dated 1969. Dedicace on lower left. Without
Original woodcut de Ubac Raoul : Unknown title
Unknown title
unknown date Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil. unknown

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* « Raoul Ubac, photographie », C. Bouqueret, Ed. Leo Scheer, Paris, 2000 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Rétrospective », B. Dorival & R. Rousseau, Cat Charleroi Bruxelles, Paris 1968
  • « Ubac », J. Bazaine, Y. Bonnefoy et autres, Maeght Ed., 1970
  • « Raoul Ubac », F. Woimant, In « Nouvelles de l’Estampe », 1976
  • « Ubac », Cat., Fondation Maeght, St-Paul de Vence, 1978
  • « Ubac et les fondements de son art », André Frénaud, Ed. Maeght, 1985
  • « Ubac sur la Butte », G. Limbour, in Dans le secret des ateliers, Ed. L'Elocoquent, 1986
  • «  Ubac », Jenish Musee, Ed. Maeght, 1992
  • « Ubac, face à la vie, face à terre », J-L. Prat, Galerie Thessa Herold, 1997
  • « Raoul Ubac », Tavet-Delacour, cat. d'expo., Ed. Musée de Pontoise, 2000
  • « Le colporteur », C. Bobin, Ubac illustr., Ed. Fata Morgana, 2012
To read from the artist :
  • « L’envers de la face », In « Ubac », Maeght Ed., 1970
  • « Entretien avec Raoul Ubac », Charles Juliet, Ed. L'Échoppe, 1994
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
  • + COBRA / 1948-1952 / Christian Dotremont, etc.
  • + LYRIC ART, ABSTRACT, TACHISM / 1950-1960 / Jackson Pollock, Emil Schumacher, etc.
  • + MODERN SCULPTURE / 1930-1970 / William Kenneth Armiage, Constantin Brancusi, Anthony Caro, Naum Gabo, Pablo Gargallo, Isamu Noguchi, etc.
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