Front view
Inv. No.S-0731
ArtistLucien Clergueborn 1934 in Francedied 2014 in Nimes, France
Title

"Maïs"

Year1960
Medium

gelatin silver print mounted on cardboard

Dimensions49 x 39 cm
Edition/30
Signature

signed (pencil) on mount recto; signed, titled, dated, printdated, numbered, reference number (ref 2719ex 18/30 mf) (ink) and artist's stamp on mount verso

Comment

Besides the glorification of the female body Clergue also was preoccupied with the perception of abstract forms.
Here, the corn set against the bright sky reminds of calligraphy or Tachisme. Wide room for interpretation is given.

S-0731, "Maïs"
Lucien Clergue, "Maïs", 1960
S-0731, Front view
© Lucien Clergue Estate
S-0731, Back view
Lucien Clergue, "Maïs", 1960
S-0731, Back view