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Name Braque, Georges
Life Dates 1882-1963
Born: Argenteuil, France
Died: Paris, France
Nationality French
Occupation painter
Notes Braque played a major role in the development of what became known as Cubism. Braque's work is intertwined with that of his collaborator Pablo Picasso, especially from 1908 to 1912, particularly regarding their respective contributions to the development of the collage. Picasso's fame and notoriety often overshadowed the quiet life of Braque.
Role Artist

Associated Records

Image of Art-2D Collection - 1976.10.1

Art-2D Collection - 1976.10.1

"Couple D'Oiseaux (Pair of Birds)," 1960, lithograph by Georges Braque. Two stylized solid white birds with outstretched wings face each other on the composition center composed of a dark blue ovoid shape inside a larger blue hexagonal shape edged with black closely intertwined lines; rectangular gray border. Below the left wing of the right bird are the initials "GB". Below the composition on the bottom right is written "20/300." The upper right rear has a paper backing with "#17950." Label from The Collector's Eye (2014): Couple D’Oiseaux (Pair of Birds), 1960 Georges Braque (1882–1963), French Color lithograph Gift of Fern and Manfred Steinfeld, 1976.10.1 Braque, along with P