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Erik Desmazières

Price: $1925.00

Erik Desmazières (Moroccan 1948) – Une Maman Apprenant A’ Son Fils A’ Voler – Etching, 1977 on arches, ed. 90, 8 x 11 ½, signed, dated and numbered in pencil. This piece is in excellent condition.

Erik Desmazières was born in Rabbat, Morocco and is the son of a French diplomat. He spent his childhood in Morcco, Portugal, and France. Desmazières studied poltical science at the Institute d’Etudes Politique and took an evening art course at the Cours du Soir de la Ville. After graduation he decided to pursue a career as an artist. Considered to be one of the finest printmakers of his generation, Desmazières was strongly influenced by artists such as Giovanni Piranesi and Jacques Callot. The artist was recently honored with a retrospective exhibition at the Rembrandt House Museum in Amsterdam, Desmazières has received the Grand Prix des Arts de la Ville de Paris, and was elected to the Société des Peintres-Graveurs Français.