Lot 720095 View Catalog
Offered here is "Amour, Tendresse" — a very appealing and representative signed and numbered limited edition lithograph by the well-known and very avidly collected artist Garciela Rodo Boulanger: * Color lithograph on Arches * Signed by the artist in pencil LR * Numbered from a limited edition of 1000 * Sheet size: 11½ × 11½ * Image size: 9 × 9½ * Excellent condition; never mounted, matted or framed * Minor edge creasing readily matted out * Certificate of Authenticity * Retail gallery price USD 400 * * Born in La Paz, Bolivia in 1935, Graciela Rodo prepared for two careers; music and painting. She studied piano while attending the School of Fine Arts in La Paz and later in Santiago, Chile. The quality of her talent led her to Vienna, where she pursued studies at the Vienna School of Fine Arts. The first exhibition of her paintings was held in Potosi, Bolivia, in 1951. Since that time she has been honored with more than 100 exhibitions throughout the world, including a solo show at the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. and the Museum of Modern Art of Latin America, and a special commission by the Metropolitan Opera to create a commemorative work for the opening of their 1987 opera season. She was also commissioned by the United Nations to create works for the International year of the Child in 1979 and for the 1989 World Summit for Children. Boulanger's scope, vision, and abilities in a host of artistic media have combined to yield a talent that today is recognized among the leaders of the contemporary Latin American art movement. * * A wonderful addition to any collection!