Marie-Jeanne, 1970 by Jacques Hurtubise - 24 X 40 Inches (Silkscreen / Serigraph)
Marie-Jeanne, 1970 by Jacques Hurtubise - 24 X 40 Inches (Silkscreen / Serigraph)
Marie-Jeanne, 1970 by Jacques Hurtubise - 24 X 40 Inches (Silkscreen / Serigraph)

Marie-Jeanne, 1970 by Jacques Hurtubise - 25 X 40 Inches (Silkscreen / Serigraph)

$368.00 CAD
SKU: MCG035-01

Size: Size (overall): 24.5 X 40 inches

Size (overall): 24.5 X 40 inches
Size (image): 16 X 32 inches

Marie-Jeanne, 1970 by Jacques Hurtubise.

Biography: Born in Montreal in 1939, Jacques Hurtubise received his diploma from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Montreal in 1960 and received the Max Beckmann scholarship to study in New York in 1961. The artist now enjoys recognition evidenced by the prestigious awards that have honored his productions (Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Arts Council of Canada in 1993 and the Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas in 2000) and exhibitions that major museums have given his works (Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal in 1961 and 1998, Musée du Québec in 1972 and the Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal in 1973 and 1981). The artist's work has also been exhibited in several cities including Paris, London, and Sao Paulo in Brazil. Jacques Hurtubise lives and works in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Silkscreen artists Hans, Peter, and Traudl Markgraf participated in several reproduction programs to promote Canadian art after they immigrated to Canada from Germany in the mid-1950s. The Markgrafs developed a silkscreen process noted for its printing quality and its faithfulness to the original painting. The National Gallery of Canada became involved with the Markgraf's in the mid-1950s when Montreal collector and philanthropist Sidney Dawes introduced then Gallery director Alan Jarvis to the work of the Markgrafs. A collector of the work of James Wilson Morrice, Dawes arranged for the reproduction of Morrice's work, the production of which he financed. The National Gallery also arranged for the Markgrafs to reproduce works by seven other artists from its collection, financed by the Queen's Printer in Ottawa. In 1959, the Markgraf brothers and the Gallery produced a series of "Tom Thomson and Group of Seven" pochoir (silkscreen) prints. Following their partnership with the National Gallery in 1960, the Markgrafs continued on their own, with Hans leaving Canada for Germany and Peter partnering with Artistica, a Montreal-based publisher and distributor of fine art prints, books, and cards. In 1967, the Canada Council partnered with Peter Markgraf to produce prints that focused on contemporary Canadian art. Following this project, the Markgrafs continued to print work for private clients under "Editions Markgraf". In 1977, the Markgrafs moved to Vancouver to work for Bill Ellis of Canadian Native Prints Ltd. They continued to print for individual artists and after 1978, created their own silkscreens of west coast scenery that were later reproduced as lithographs. In the United Nations Year of International Cooperation, the Markgraf printed four Jamaican paintings through Robie Kidd.

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Size (overall): 24.5 X 40 inches, Size (image): 16 X 32 inches