Man in a Red Suit (first color)

Personnage au costume rouge, première couleur

1961
Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901–1985)


Catalogue Raisonné

Webel 806

Dimensions

Image: 52.1 x 38.1 cm (20 1/2 x 15 in.) Sheet: 63.2 x 45.1 cm (24 7/8 x 17 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5023.1

Medium or Technique

Lithograph (progressive proof)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

First progressive proof–color separation of first color (yellow background)–of fourteen progressive color proofs printed on Arches paper, made in the printmaking studio of Serge Lozingot, Paris, in April 1961.

From stone previously used in series “Les Phénomènes”.

Provenance

The artist, Paris; by 1966, to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Colin Collection, New York; by 1995, to Christie's, New York, May 9, Sale 8160, lot 391 (bought in); Private Collection on consignment to Pace Prints, New York; sold to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (Accession Date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.