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Alex Katz, Rose Bud, 2019

Artist: Alex Katz (1927 - )
Title:Rose Bud, 2019
Medium:Archival pigment inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm fine art paper
Sheet:44 x 33 inches (112 x 84 cm)
Edition:Numbered from the edition of 100.
Signature:This work is hand signed by Alex Katz (Brooklyn, 1927 - ) in pencil in the lower left image.
Condition:This work is in excellent condition.
ID #w-7034
$15,000 $10,000

Historical Description

In Rose Bud, 2019, Alex Katz beautifully depicts two rose buds in brilliant pinks and reds on a simple blue-gray background. This work has many of the hallmarks of Katz’s iconic artistic style. He uses bright saturated colors and flat blocks of color, reminiscent of Japanese woodblock printing techniques, which have been very influential to Katz throughout his career. The close cropping of the composition create an intimacy and emphasize the relationship between the viewer and the subject of the work. Katz painted many works of flowers of all sorts, and experimented with color, lighting and cropping in these compositions. This work is incredibly charming, with the warm pink blooms contrasting perfectly with the cool green of their stems and the pale background.

Created in 2019, Alex Katz Rose Bud is an archival pigment inks on Crane Museo Max 365 gsm fine art paper. This work is hand signed by Alex Katz (Brooklyn, 1927 - ) in pencil in the lower left image. Numbered from the edition of 100.

Catalogue Raisonné & COA:
Alex Katz Rose Bud, 2019 is fully documented and referenced in the below catalogue raisonnés and texts (copies will be enclosed as added documentation with the invoices that will accompany the sale of the work).

1. A Certificate of Authenticity will accompany this artwork.

About the Framing:
Framed to museum-grade, conservation standards, Alex Katz Rose Bud, 2019 is presented in a complementary moulding and finished with silk-wrapped mats and optical grade Plexiglas.

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