Jean Helion (French, 1904-1987) Manner of: Composition, 1935. Oil on canvas, signed and dated verso, framed.
Jean Helion was a French painter whose abstract work of the 1930s established him as a leading modernist. His midcareer rejection of abstraction was followed by nearly five decades as a figurative painter. He was also the author of several books and an extensive body of critical writing
18.5 x 21.75 inches framed; 15 1/8 x 18 1/8, 38.3x46.1 cm canvas.
Private Dealer, UK.
Excellent condition; two spots in the upper left corner appear to have been repaired and retouched; very light framed rub around the edges.
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