Rene Taze Atelier III

Erik Desmazières

Rene Taze Atelier III


Etching and aquatint

25 x 19 inches; 64 x 49 cm


Pia Gallo

New York, NY

212 369-4420

Price upon request

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Rene Taze Atelier III

Etching and aquatint, 1981, from the edition of 90 impressions. Signed, titled, dated and numbered 88/90 in pencil. Dimensions: 25 x 19 inches; 64 x 49 cm

Erik Desmazières is considered one of the greatest contemporary printmakers, and has had more than 10 museum retrospectives in Europe, Canada and the United States during the past few years. In 2009 he was elected to the Académie des Beaux-Arts de l'Institut de France.

Desmazières was born in Rabat, Morocco, in 1948 and resides in Paris. He is a graduate of the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris and studied printmaking at the Cours du Soir de la Ville de Paris. He also serves as president of La Societe des Peintres Graveurs Francais.

Erik Desmazières is an intaglio printmaker of the Art Fantastique school, whose artists find their aesthetic antecedents in Bresdin, Piranesi, Callot and Durer. In addition to prints he is well known for his illustrated artist books and portfolios.