Papart, Max(French, 1911-1994)
Max Papart is known for his paintings and graphics, illustrating humorous scenes and bright colors representative of the French Riviera, where he was born. With his cubist style, he depicted circus scenes, flirting couples, soaring birds and similar cheerful subjects with flat, overlapping planes of contrasting colors and textures. Throughout his career, he created paintings, hand printed aquatints, carborundum etchings, lithographs, and creative collage graphics, etc. He was acknowledged as a master printer of the 20th century. The Director of the Bibliotheque National in Paris stated that his aquatints were some of the most significant prints being made in France during this era.

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