Limited Edition Citrus Colored Henri Goetz Print (Color Etching)

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 27, 2014
  • Channel: Auction House
This is the fifteenth impression in an edition of 25 by surrealist artist Henri Goetz. The citrus colored image measures approximately 8 inches wide by 6.75 inches tall. It ships unmatted and unframed in a firm envelope or mailing tube.
More information on Henri Goetz is below:

Henri Goetz was born to American parents of French origin in New York in 1909, and was a surrealist artist and printmaker. After completing school, he studied electrical engineering in Massachusetts whilst simultaneously attending art classes, and studying art history. In 1930 he decided to leave America and travel to Paris, where he attended the Académie Colarossi, and also the Académie Julian and the Académie de la Grande Chaumière to continue his artistic studies

In 1934 Henri Goetz met Victor Bauer, an Austrian artist living in Paris, who introduced him to the paintings of Picasso, Braque, Matisse and Roult, who exerted a great influence on his subsequent work. In January 1937 Henri Goetz had his first exhibition in Paris at the Galerie Bonaparte, and in 1947 as part of a series of short films about artists working in Paris at that time, the film director Alain Renais made a film about him called “Portrait de Henri Goetz”.

In 1949 Henri Goetz began teaching at the Académie Ranson (without charging for the lessons), and also at the Paris
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