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Sat, Oct 7, 2023 09:00AM EDT
Lot 493

Henri Maik Large African Animal Lithograph, Signed

Estimate: $600 - $700

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Henri Hecht Maik (France, 1922-1993) lithograph entitled La Riviere depicting various African animals including zebras, giraffes, birds, and a lion to either side of a large river in a savannah or jungle landscape, with numerous trees and other plants. Printed in vivid colors. Signed and editioned 26/120 in pencil, lower margin. With Wally Findlay Galleries, New York, label affixed to backing. Housed under plexiglass in a giltwood frame with tan fabric mat. Sight: 27" W x 21" H. Frame: 36 5/8" W x 30 7/8" H. Note: Born in 1922 to illustrator Joseph Hecht, Henri Hecht Maik is known for his primitive, childlike paintings, which feature exotic creatures in flowered jungle settings. Exhibited first in Palm Beach in the mid-1960's by Wally Findlay, Maik's work has been displayed in numerous museums including the Musee de l'Art Moderne in Paris. A 1971 letter of authenticity from Wally Findlay Galleries accompanies this work.


With even toning throughout. Not examined out of frame.

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Private Mississippi Collection, ex- Wally Findlay Galleries. A 1971 letter of authenticity from the gallery accompanies this work.