Albert Gleizes was born in 1881, and was a fabric designer before he began to paint seriously. He participated in the Salon d’Automne in 1903 and 1904, and was friends with Robert Delaunay, Fernand Leger and Jean Metzinger.
Gleizes went on to become one of the most prominent painters of the period, and his painting bring very high prices. His work includes, in addition to paintings, many large public commissions, including murals for the 1937 Paris World’s Fair.
This is a pochoir, meaning it was hand-painted using various templates. Gleizes also founded Moly-Sabata, a Utopian community for like-minded artists, and where his pochoirs were produced.
A great opportunity to own an affordable and beautiful work by this highly important artist. Gleizes died in 1953 after a long, varied and very successful career.
13 x 15.5 inches.