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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 Malmdy (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  : Composition without title I
Composition without...
1971 Original etching, signed and annotated in pencil by the artist, conceived for the illustrated book "Proximit du murmure" (poem by Jacques Dupin).... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Formes groupes I
Formes groupes I
1960 Original lithograph, signed and dated in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Original multiple de  : Scarf
Scarf
Circa 1975 Scarf in silk (crepe fiber warp), designed by the artist. Adrien Maeght Publisher, Paris. Without
Original linocut de  : 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  : Le champ  l'arbre
Le champ l'arbre
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Publisher, Paris. Without
Book with etchings de  : Vieux Pays
Vieux Pays
1967 Book in sheets and cloth-covered box, "Vieux Pays suivi de Campagne". Poems by Andr Frenaud, illustrated with 14 original etchings by Raoul Ubac... Without
Original signed print de  : Owl
Owl
Circa 1975 Original print, marked with slate engraved, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Paysage aux sillons VI
Paysage aux sillons...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Maeght Publisher, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Espace potique
Espace potique
1977 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, conceived for the Deluxe copies of the book "Espace potique et langage plastique". Ed. Les... Without
Reproduction de  : 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  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires X
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits dlires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. Without
Original signed gouache de  : Untitled, print
Untitled, print
1967 Gouache on paper, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed wood de  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires VII
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits dlires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Voies ferres I
Voies ferres I
1978 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Publisher Adrien Maeght, Paris. Without
Original signed wood de  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires V
Mines de rien....
1974 Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits dlires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. Without
Book with etchings de  : Le trou de serrure
Le trou de serrure
1968 Book-object under original box of edition. First edition. Text by Robert Crgut, illustrated with 8 original prints by Raoul Ubac, each one signed... Without
Original signed wood de  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires II
Mines de rien....
1974 Original woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits dlires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. Without
Original signed wood de  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires I
Mines de rien....
1974 Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the suite "Mines de rien. Petits dlires". Gaston Puel, Veilhes Ed. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Red field
Red field
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Issue DLM lithographs de  : DLM n92-93, Ten years of edition
DLM n92-93, Ten...
1956 Issue "Derrire le Miroir". First edition. Text by Georges Limbour. General catalog for editions DLM 1946-1956, illustrated with original lithographs... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Traces
Traces
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Original lithographs de  : DLM n 142
DLM n 142
1964 Issue "Derrire le Miroir". Text by Yves Bonnefoy, illustrated with 8 original lithographs in colors (4 in double-page), with 4 facsimiles of... Without
Original linocut de  : 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  : 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  : Ascending rhythm
Ascending rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Taillis
Taillis
1964 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Signed etching de  : Petit torse
Petit torse
Circa 1960 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Signed linocut de  : Title unknow II
Title unknow II
Circa 1965 Original linocut, signed in pencil. Without
Signed bronze multiple de  : Trophy Paris-Nice
Trophy Paris-Nice
1967 Original multiple in bronze, titled, dated, numbered and signed on verso. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Ascending rhythm
Ascending rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Original lithographs de  : DLM n 34
DLM n 34
1950 Issue "Derrire le Miroir" (re-printed). Texts by Andr Frenaud, illustrated by 3 original lithographs in colors. Ed. Maeght Without
Original lithographs de  : DLM n 74-75-76
DLM n 74-75-76
1955 Issue "Derrire le Miroir". Texts by Yves Bonnefoy and others, illustrated by 3 original lithographs in colors (2 in double-page and one in quadruple... Without
Lithograph signed de  : Red and blue bush
Red and blue bush
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Ed. Maeght, Paris. Title : Buisson rouge et bleu Without
Woodcut de  : Mines de rien. Petits dlires
Mines de rien....
1974 Suite of 11 woodcuts, each signed and justified by the artist, from the book "Mines de rien. Petits dlires" (Text by Andr Frenaud). The woodcuts... Without
Book de  : La dernire page
La dernire 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... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Broken rhythm
Broken rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Ed. Galerie Maeght, Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Field with Tree
Field with Tree
1964 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Publisher, Paris Without
DLM lithographs de  : DLM n 161
DLM n 161
1966 Issue "Derrire le Miroir". First edition. Text by Yves Bonnefoy, illustrated with 5 original lithographs in colors and with 2 original lithographs... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Circular rhythm
Circular rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Hollow rhythm
Hollow rhythm
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Burned land
Burned land
1976 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil. Published by Maeght Editeur, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : 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. Without
Original etching de  : L'herbe dracine
L'herbe dracine
1975 Fourth book of the collection "Argile". Book in sheets, text by Bruno de Montalivet, illustrated with 4 original etchings, aquaforte, by Raoul Ubac,... Without
Issue DLM Maeght de  : DLM n 196
DLM n 196
1972 Issue "Derrire le Miroir". Text by Gaetan Picon, illustrated with 6 lithographs in colors (4 in double page) and 3 lithographs in black. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Grouped forms I
Grouped forms I
1960 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, published by Ed. Maeght, Paris Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Title unknow I
Title unknow I
Date inconnue Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Composition
Composition
Date unknown Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph signed de  : Trees and stones II
Trees and stones II
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris. Without
Original lithograph de  : Trees and stones I
Trees and stones I
1955 Original lithograph in colors, signed in pencil. Ed. Maeght, Paris Without
Lithograph de  : Landscape with furrows V
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Lithograph de  : Trees and stones III
Trees and stones III
1955 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor. Without
Lithograph de  : Landscape with furrows XI
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Lithograph de  : Landscape with furrows X
Landscape with...
1967 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Maeght Editor Without
Single work Original drawing de  : 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  : Unknown title
Unknown title
unknown date Original etching, woodcut, signed in pencil. Without

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 :
  • Rtrospective , 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 lEstampe , 1976
  • Ubac , Cat., Fondation Maeght, St-Paul de Vence, 1978
  • Ubac et les fondements de son art , Andr Frnaud, 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 la vie, face terre , J-L. Prat, Galerie Thessa Herold, 1997
  • Raoul Ubac , Tavet-Delacour, cat. d'expo., Ed. Muse de Pontoise, 2000
  • Le colporteur , C. Bobin, Ubac illustr., Ed. Fata Morgana, 2012
To read from the artist :
  • Lenvers de la face , In Ubac , Maeght Ed., 1970
  • Entretien avec Raoul Ubac , Charles Juliet, Ed. L'choppe, 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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