Abstract etching on paper. Braque works wih line, evident in the fluidity of the mark and crosshatching. This exploration of line gives the piece three-dimensionality, common in his other abstract works.
The Greek epic poem "Theogeny" was written by Hesiod circa 700 B.C.E., exploring the creation of the cosmos, as well as the divine kingship of Zeus.
Lithograph print on white paper. In the center, a very bulbous teapot, with a large conical mouth and protruding spout, is depicted in crude outline and filled in with patchy dark brown. To the right is a banana and the outline of an apple. A gray background fills the space around the objects and trails off into the white paper at the edges.
Still life with teapot and fruit, executed in a late Cubist style. The emphasis is on a minimal representation of space and objects.
In this Dadaist piece, created by Georges Braque while working with poet Tristan Tzara, a flower emerges from several puddles of ink, which resemble the buds of other plants. Behind the foremost bud and the flower itself, a light blue shadow exists, mimicking the form of the surrounding plants.
Working with Dada poet and artist Tristan Tzara, Braque created this etching in 1955. The piece is that of a flower which breaks away from tradtional rules of composition, an inky quality taking over the plant.
A squat teapot with an upturned spout, executed in gray and white that suggests silverware, sits left of center on a darker gray tray. To the right of the teapot is a lemon in bright yellow. The objects are surounded by black, and there is a dark gray frame of color around the entire print.
A color lithograph still life by Georges Braque. Braque uses the medium to explore minimal representations of objects and space through color, form, and line. The piece is an interesting mix of Cubist and Impressionist representations of perception.