A Story of a Lithograph...

EGON SCHIELE | Lithograph | Sleeping couple, 1909 (Schlafendes Paar)

 

EGON SCHIELE (1890-1918)


LITHOGRAPH | Sleeping Couple, 1909 

  • Handsigned & numbered edition at 75 ex.
  • From the original drawing of Egon Schiele
  • For the first time in the world in Lithograph

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From the drawing to its printing, this lithograph has been entirely realized by hand.
With the same technical and artistic constraints, the same moves are made on the very same period machines. Drawn and printing colour by colour on "Marinoni Voirin" lithographic flat press of 1920.


Title : Sleeping Couple, 1920 (Schlafendes Paar)

Technique : Lithograph

Date : 2021

Publisher : FRANCE ART DIFFUSION

Lithography workshop : Atelier Clot, Paris

Chromist : Theophile Berthemet

Size : 50 x 46 cm / 19,6 x 18,1 inches

Paper : BFK Rives 270g

Justification : Numbered & Handsigned by the lithographer, handsigned by the publisher
Dry stamp of the publisher
Note in pencil : imp Clot, Paris (Clot Printer, Paris)

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

  Price & information on request : info@franceartdiffusion.com


Removal of Matrices after Printing
Once the printing of the lithograph is finished, we guarantee the destruction of matrices.
The printing of the drawing is made only once, with the number of expected editions.

Lithograph realized at the Clot Workshop in Paris
The Clot Workshop is one of the most ancient and famous lithography workshop in the world.
Since 1896, its name is associated with those of the greatest painters of the end of the 19th century to now.
Lautrec, Degas, Renoir, Rodin, Monet, Munch....  or more recently Foujita, Matisse, Calder, Soulages printed their artworks here .

EGON SCHIELE I The girl with blue headband, 1912 I Lithographie

ATELIER CLOT  : A PLACE STEEPED IN HISTORY

Having a litograh printed at the Atelier Clot is in many ways a unique experience.
This atypical place is more than a workshop ; it is where history and know-how are merging.
Every single corner is highlighted with the past ; not one stone, not one roller or one printing press that does not echo back to it.
For more than 120 years, the Atelier Clot has been linked with the greatest names in Painting.
Lautrec, Degas, Renoir, Rodin, Monet, Munch....  or more recently Foujita, Matisse, Calder, Soulages
This list is so prestigious that we do not get tired of declaiming it.
Printing a litograph at the Atelier Clot is expecting more than just the successful achievement of a project.
It is wondering if places and machines may have a memory.
It is spreading History on paper.

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