Made in France in the 1960 this silkscreen tapestry on wool reflect the democratic desire of that time to produce affordable art . Neo fantastic and influence by the cubist movement Alain Cornic tapestry use the vocabulary of natural symbol like the sun , animal and musical instrument , mixing decorative subject with mythological scene .Jean Lurcat a great master of Aubusson tapestry was the inspiration for a new generation of artist , Cornic was a painter illustrator know for his colorful poster and optimistic depiction of the life in the 1960's and 1970's . It is not hand weaved but silkscreen on wool , I included a description of the process of serigraphy for clarity: it is a printmaking technique in which a mesh cloth is stretched over a heavy wooden frame and the design, painted on the screen by tusche or affixed by stencil, is printed by having a squeegee force color through the pores of the material in areas not blocked out by a glue sizing.The actual work is done by hand , Robert Four is part of the Aubusson company .Signed by the artist in the back on label , the subject is the phoenix , symbol of rebirth .
Linen backing with possibility to insert a rod on the top.
Size 41 x 72 , silkscreen , fresh color .
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