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Tropique du Capricorne

Mathieu Matégot
Reference :
37 888
H. 2,58 x L. 3,45 m / H. 8ft 5½ x W. 11 ft 4

Tapestry after a cartoon of Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001)

France, Aubusson, Pinton Workshop

Woven in wool and cotton (wrap in cotton, weft in wool)

Edition 1/8

Bolduc signed by the artist

Signature of the artist woven at the bottom right corner

Circa 1975

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Born in Hungary, he studied at the Budapest School of Fine Arts. He travelled to Italy and the United States before settling in Paris in 1931.

As a designer renowned for his concept of perforated sheet furniture, he became a member of the APCT (Association des Peintres Cartonniers), following his meeting with Lurçat in 1950. His creation includes more than a hundred boxes of tapestries, including some monumental ones made for the French state.

Mathieu Matégot , Artist & Designer
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