Artist: Andre Masson
Title: The Sun
Medium: Color Lithograph
Marks: Signed in plate
Paper Size: Vellum paper 14 x 10 ½ inch
Printed: 1938 by Mourlot Freres France
COA: Certificate of Authenticity Is Included
Biography: Andre Masson, French (1896-1987) painter & graphic artist. After studying painting in Brussels and Paris, He joined the Surrealist movement in 1924 and became the leading practitioner of automatism. In the late 1920s and ’30s he produced turbulent images of violence, psychic pain, eroticism and physical metamorphosis, He lived in Spain (1934-36) and later the U.S. (1941-45), where he became an important link between Surrealism and Abstract Expressionism.