logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In
lots of lots

Lot 0016 Details

Description
Up for sale from a recent estate in Honolulu Hawaii this 1970s Hawaii framed color woodblock print from the Picture book II that is titled "Hawaiian Swimmer" and was created by the well known artist Jean Charlot (1898-1979) . The condition is described above - for more information please check the photos.
Measurements:
Print 8 inches x 6 inches
Frame 15.5 inches x 13.5 inches
More about the artist:
Jean Charlot was born in France in the 1880's. He had Aztec ancestors and moved with his mother to Mexico after studying at the Ecole de Beaux arts in Paris and serving as an artillery officer at the end of WWI. He quickly established himself in the art community of Mexico City in the very early 1920's and befriended Diego Rivera and David Alfaro Siqueiros and Jose Orozco, main figures in the Mexican Mural movement of the early twenties that quickly spread to the USA.
Charlot and the others visited the USA and taught - mostly in New York City - the true fresco technique, which Charlot taught to the other Mexican muralists. In 1947, Jean Charlot moved his family to Colorado Springs, Colorado to take over as head of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center Art School from which Boardman Robinson had just retired. He also taught at the private school for boys in Colorado Springs, The Fountain Valley School.
Charlot resigned over a dispute involving tenure and other differences of opinion with the administration of the Art Center. He moved to Hawaii to teach at the University and remained there for about thirty years until his death in 1979. He won many awards for his work.
He has written many scholarly essays and books and lectured and taught at a host of schools. He is the person who singlehandedly resurrected the work of Jose Guadalupe Posada, the great Mexican engraver of popular art - especially the "Day of the Dead" skeleton figures that are so well known today.


Size: Small (up to 12in.)

Year: 1970s

Artist: Jean Charlot (1898 - 1979)

Features: Framed, Matted, Signed

Style: Mexican

Width (Inches): 6

Listed By: Dealer or Reseller

Color: Multi-Color

Printing Technique: Woodblock Printing

Subject: Figures

Quantity Type: Multi-Piece Work

Originality: Limited Edition Print

Medium: Woodcut & Block

Height (Inches): 8

Date of Creation: 1970-1989

Print Surface: Paper.


Since 2006, Andres Harnisch Brokerage has specialized in selling art, antiques, jewelry, and collectibles. Harnisch is a certified personal property appraiser and holds accreditation through the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and the International Fine Art Appraisers. The company is the only brokerage in Hawaii to receive 'Professional Status' in the American Society of Estate Liquidators.


Since 2006, Andres Harnisch Brokerage has specialized in selling art, antiques, jewelry, and collectibles. Harnisch is a certified personal property appraiser and holds accreditation through the Certified Appraisers Guild of America and the International Fine Art Appraisers. The company is the only brokerage in Hawaii to receive 'Professional Status' in the American Society of Estate Liquidators.

Reserve: $200.00

Shipping:
  • Domestic: Flat-rate of $60.00 to anywhere within the contiguous U.S.
  • International: Flat-rate of $80.00 to anywhere in the world.
  • Combined shipping: Please ask about combined shipping for multiple lots before bidding.
  • Location: This item ships from Hawaii.

    Your purchase is protected:
    Photos, descriptions, and estimates were prepared with the utmost care by a fully certified expert and appraiser. All items in this sale are guaranteed authentic.

    In the rare event that the item did not conform to the lot description in the sale, Jasper52 specialists are here to help. Buyers may return the item for a full refund provided you notify Jasper52 within 5 days of receiving the item.
  • Condition
    “The print and frame are overall in acceptable pre-owned condition, the print comes from the picture book II, it is signed in pencil, it shows brown spotting especially in the margins, the colors are strong, the mat is archival but the print will have to be cleaned at some point,”
    Buyer's Premium
    • 15%

    70 Color Print Hawaii Swimmer Jean Charlot

    Estimate $250 - $300Jun 02, 2020
    Shipping, Payment & Auction Policies
    $60.00 Flat-Rate Shipping to Contiguous US
    Ships fromJasper52 seller #120147 in Hawaii
    Shop all from this seller
    placeholder

    Jasper52

    badge TOP RATED
    New York, NY, USA
    31,425 Followers
    placeholderplaceholder
    Get notifications from your favorite auctioneers.
    placeholderplaceholder