Jan Cox - Papageno

Description
Jan Cox - Papageno
Silkscreen/Serigraph - Hand signed - 100 ex - 1976

- Hand signed and numbered (100/100) in pencil
- + accompanying text by Marnix Gijsen (signed)
- Dated: 1976

Jan Cox was born in the Hague on 27 August 1919. He spent most of his childhood in Amsterdam, and moved to Antwerp in 1936, where he attended the National Higher Institute for Fine Arts. In 1945, he founded the group Jeune Peinture Belge, together with other artists. A few years later, he came into contact with the members of the Cobra group and built lasting friendships, with among others Pierre Alechinsky and Hugo Claus. His attention shifted to the United States from 1948 on. He exhibited in the famous Curt Valentin Gallery in New York and in 1956 became head of the Painting Department of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

When Jan Cox returns to Belgium in 1974, he and Fred Bervoets, Walter Goossens and Wilfried Pas a key figure in the young story of the Black Panther.

Lot details
Artist
Jan Cox
Title of artwork
Papageno
Technique
Silkscreen/Serigraph
Signature
Hand signed
Year
1976
Period
1970-1979
Edition
100 ex
Condition
As new
Image size
60×40 cm
Total dimensions
70×50×0 cm
Sold with frame
No
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