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La Tentation de Saint-Antoine II

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Erik Desmazières was born in 1948 in Rabat, Morocco, and lived there until the age of twelve. He began to draw as a boy and yearned to be an artist. To satisfy his parents' desire that he make himself employable, he studied at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris. Immediately after...

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Inscription

Lower right, in graphite: Erik Desmazieres 1993-94; Lower center in graphite: la Tentation de Saint-Antoine; lower left in graphite: 63/75

Signed

Signed and dated in graphite in lower right: Erik Desmazieres

Provenance

Childs Gallery (Boston); from which puchased by MFA, 20 September 2006.

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris.

1993

Catalogue Raisonné

Fitch-Febvrel 141ii/II

Dimensions

Platemark: 74 x 92.2 cm (29 1/8 x 36 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1364

Medium or Technique

Etching, aquatint, and roulette, printed in black and ochre

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