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JEAN DENIS MALCLES (1912 - 2002)

Le Marché aux Puces

Silkscreen print on cotton
Signed
Printed in 1955
36½ x 56 in / 102 x 150 cm

Jean Malcles grew up to become one of the best known painter, poster designer and decorators in mid-20th century France. Brought up in Avignon he first came to prominence in 1935 for the designs he created for the first collection of Pierre Frey. From 1948 – 81 he created more than 200 costumes and decorations for theatre, plays and the opera.

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