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Guy Oberson
Rodolphe by Guy Oberson - Contemporary figurative painting, portrait, man

2018

About the Item

Rodolphe is a unique black chalk on paper painting by contemporary artist Guy Oberson, dimensions are 140 × 120 cm (55.1 × 47.2 in). Dimensions of the framed artwork are 145 x 125 cm (57 x 49.2 in). The artwork is signed, sold framed and comes with a certificate of authenticity. The profile of a man's face is captured in this portrait, standing out against the dark background typical of black chalk. Due to the textured effect created by the numerous vertical lines obscuring the portrait and the lighting effect designed by the artist, this drawing assumes a rather surreal and sombre atmosphere of memory. Guy Oberson doesn't outline his works; instead, he builds them up from a collection of lines. Through this method, subjects appear when viewed from a distance and vanish right before the observer's eyes as they get closer. Black chalk is blurred by the artist in a variety of vertical streaks, which obstructs the subject's perception and slows down the work's immediate interpretation.
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    2018
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    Height: 55.12 in (140 cm)Width: 47.25 in (120 cm)
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  • Gallery Location:
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU803113261212
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