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Lot 1046
Untitled (Woman with Parrot and Lion)
Oil on canvas (framed)
7" x 9" (image), 13" x 15" (frame)

Henri Maik first picked up a brush in 1956 and began to fill canvases with naive dreamscapes of brightly colored plants and animals. Maik received his first solo show in Paris in 1960
in 1964 the Wally Findlay Galleries mounted his first U.S. exhibition in Palm Beach, Florida, followed by exhibitions at Findlay’s other galleries in New York, Chicago, Beverly Hills and Paris. The Musée de l’Art Moderne in Paris featured Henri Maik's paintings in 1966, 1967 and 1968. The Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris featured his canvases in 1966 and 1967. Maik exhibited in the Salon d’Automne, the Salon de Bollène, the Centre National de la Tapissserie d’Aubusson, and the Salon of Swedish Art. His paintings are in the permanent collections of the National Museum of Budapest
the Center of Contemporary and Experimental Art, Rehoboth, Israel
the Musée d’Art Naif de L’isle-de-France, Vicq
and the Musée de Colmar. Maik also designed tapestries woven in collaboration with Aubusson, created limited edition fine jewelry, and both wrote and illustrated children's books.


No issues noted. Some losses to gilt frame. Condition reports (given as opinion and not as guaranteed statements of fact) are added online throughout the auction process. The absence of a condition report does not imply that there are no condition issues with the lot. Please call (609) 397-9374 or e-mail info@ragoarts.com with any questions about this lot at least 24 hours prior to auction.

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HENRY MAIK (American, 1922-1993)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Dec 1, 2018