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Nature morte à la poire et au citron

Painting

Author

By (artist) Oscar Dominguez

Description

In 1935, Dominguez was feeling isolated and had written to Breton,
asking him if he could attend the meetings of the Surrealist group.
These took place at the café on the Place Blanche, where we got
together with Breton, Dali, Tanguy, Ernst... Dominguez quickly got in the habit of joining us.

Dominguez opened new windows to Surrealism, windows on a world where one day each individual would find his own elementary well-being and the right to see all. Lofty painting, boiling with metamorphoses. Painting where everyday objects ooze colours like mirages, and where gigantic figures - their anatomies only slightly formalized - are liberated, eternalised in a space which is nonetheless limited.

Creation date1949
LanguagesFrench
Physical description88,8 x 116,5 cm (35 x 45 7/8 in.) - Huile sur toile
From / ProvenanceMaître Rheims, Vente Atelier Oscar Dominguez, Me Rheims, Paris, 14 nov. 1968
Size88,80 x 116,50 cm
Copyright© ADAGP, Paris, 2005.
Breton Auction, 2003Lot 4264
Keywords
CategoriesModern Paintings
Permanent linkhttp://www.andrebreton.fr/en/work/56600100101380

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Oscar Dominguez

Huile sur toile peinte au verso datée de 1946.
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