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Embossed parts of columns on a white and gray background, a separation of the background below in red and gray, and also an open box with an egg in red and gray.
Manuel Capdevila is better known as a goldsmith, but was a plastic artist from XX century avant-garde. Despite not being popular subjects on his work, engraving and metaphisic are present in this untitle piece.
Metaphysical painting is known for using symbols such as an egg inside a box, as well because of the suggestion of open and rigid spaces like in the upper part of the piece.

Details

  • Title: Untitled
  • Creator: Manuel Capdevila
  • Creator Lifespan: 1910-12-28/2006-04-18
  • Creator Nationality: Spanish
  • Creator Death Place: Barcelona, España.
  • Creator Birth Place: Barcelona, España.
  • Date: 1976
  • Physical Location: Mexico
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings: Capdevila 100/100
  • Physical Dimensions: w43 x h55 cm (Complete)
  • Painter: Manuel Capdevila
  • Origin: Mexico
  • Provenance: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • Type: Printmaking
  • Rights: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • External Link: Fundación Universidad de las Américas Puebla
  • Medium: Screen printing

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