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Ville Imaginaire 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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Signed and dated lower right in pen and black ink : - Erik Desmazieres 1998 - Lower left in pen and black ink: épreuve refraussée no. 6 Lower center in pen and black ink: - Ville imaginaire II -


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

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund


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


Catalogue Raisonné

Fitch-Febvrel 171 i/II


Platemark: 17.8 x 47.5 cm (7 x 18 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Etching, hand colored with opaque watercolor on buff paper


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