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Geneviève Asse

In my etchings, I believe that I can attain this extreme acuteness that attracts me.

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Genevieve Asse was born in Vannes in Brittany, France in 1923. Her parents were editors. She attended the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris in 1940, but ‘didn’t learn anything there about painting’. Her inspiration would be her native Britanny. During the war, she participated in struggle for the Liberation, she joined the FFI, then worked . . .

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Book with prints de Asse Geneviève : Haeres
Haeres
1977 Book in sheets. Poems and notes by André Frénaud, illustrated with 8 original etchings (6 drypoints and 2 aquatinte) by Geneviève Asse, unsigned.... Mason n° 239 à 346
Book with prints de Asse Geneviève : Haeres
Haeres
1977 Book in sheets. Poems and notes by André Frénaud, illustrated with 8 original etchings (6 drypoints and 2 aquatinte) by Geneviève Asse, unsigned.... Mason n° 239 à 346
Book with prints de Asse Geneviève : Art Poétique
Art Poétique
1995 Book, loose as issued. First edition. Texts by Pierre Lecuire, illustrated with nine original drypoints by Geneviève Asse, hors-texte, unsigned. On... R.M. Mason n°364 à 372, Bibliothèque Nationale - Livres de Pierre Lecuire, n° 41
Original signed engraving de Asse Geneviève : Skira
Skira
1995 Original engraving, signed in pencil by the artist, designed for the Deluxe copies of the book "Geneviève Asse". Skira Publisher, Geneva. R. M. Mason n°361
Original signed drypoint de Asse Geneviève : Signe I, n°4
Signe I, n°4
1962 Original drypoint, signed in pencil by the artist, issued for "Signe I" n°4 (second series) of Imre Pan, Paris. Presented in its original... R. M. Mason n°31
Original signed drypoint de Asse Geneviève : L'art quitte la terre
L'art quitte la...
1962 Original drypoint, signed in pencil by the artist, issued for "L'art quitte la terre - Signe 4" (3rd serie) of Imre Pan, Paris. Presented in its... R. M. Mason n°32
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Reims
Reims
1968 Original lithograph in 3 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Mason n°92
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Lithograph 7
Lithograph 7
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Mason n° 161
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Lithograph 7
Lithograph 7
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Mason n° 161
Original signed ink de Asse Geneviève : Landscape
Landscape
Circa 1970 Original drawing in China ink, signed and dedicated lower right "Pour Claire, affectueusement depuis longtemps". Without
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Reims
Reims
1968 Original lithograph in 3 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Mason n°92
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Lithograph 7
Lithograph 7
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Mason n° 161
Single work Original signed oil de Asse Geneviève : Blue depth
Blue depth
1978 Oil on canvas, signed and dated on verso by the artist. Behind the frame, a label of the "Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne". Coming from the Alice Pauli Gallery
Illustrated book de Asse Geneviève : Litres
Litres
1969 Book in sheets, cover illustrated in color, publisher box of origin in blue fabric. 68 poems by Pierre Lecuire, illustrated with 34 original... R. M. Mason n°s 105 to 140, 155 and 156
Illustrated book de Asse Geneviève : L'air
L'air
1964 Book in sheets, under original editor box in balsa wood. Poem by Pierre Lecuire, illustrated with twelve original dry points by Genevieve Asse,... Les Livres de Pierre Lecuire n°39, Mason n°43 to 74, Monod n°7019
Original etching de Asse Geneviève : Message
Message
Unknown Original etching, dry point and aquatinte. Without
Signed etching drypoint de Asse Geneviève : La pointe de l'oeil
La pointe de l'oeil
2002 Original etching, drypoint, signed in pencil, extracted from the book "La pointe de l'oeil". Ed. Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Lithograph 7
Lithograph 7
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Mason n° 161
Illustrated Book de Asse Geneviève : Haeres
Haeres
1977 Book in sheets. Poems and notes by André Frénaud, illustrated with 8 original etchings (6 drypoints and 2 aquatinte) by Geneviève Asse, unsigned.... Mason n° 239 à 346
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Without title II
Without title II
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Mason n° 161
Original etching de Asse Geneviève : Cross
Cross
1991 Original etching (aquatint and drypoint), signed in pencil. L'Ire des Vents Publisher, Châteauroux. Mason n°336
Original signed etching de Asse Geneviève : Triptyque
Triptyque
1991 Original etching (aquatint and drypoint) signed in pencil. L'Ire des Vents Publisher, Châteauroux. Mason n°335
Etching aquatint de Asse Geneviève : Diagonal Light
Diagonal Light
1999 Original etching, aquatint and drypoint, signed in pencil. C. Putman Publisher, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de Asse Geneviève : Shared space
Shared space
2004 Original etching, dry point and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Published by C. Putman Editions, Paris Without
Original signed etching de Asse Geneviève : Verticales sur un versant
Verticales sur un...
1977 Original etching, drypoint and aquatint, signed in pencil. Mason n°235, Mason G/105
Original signed etching de Asse Geneviève : Lumière verticale
Lumière verticale
1977 Original etching, drypoint and aquatint, signed in pencil. Mason n°233, Mason G/104
Original signed lithograph de Asse Geneviève : Litho 7
Litho 7
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Mason "Oeuvre gravé" for the Geneve Museum L 7 and 161

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To read about the artist :
  • « Geneviève Asse », Cat. , Musée Cantini (Marseille), 1987
  • « G. Asse - Peintures », cat. d'expo., Galerie Claude Bernard, 1989
  • « Geneviève Asse », G. Viatte et J.-L. Daval, Ed. Skira (Genève, Suisse), 1995
  • « G. Asse, le volume et le trait », Cat., Ed. Musée de la Cohue de Vanne, 1997
  • « G. Asse : la pointe de l'oeil », Cat., Bibliothèque nationale de France, 2002
  • « Geneviève Asse », Laurent Salomé, Ed. Somogy, 2009
  • « G. Asse - Huiles sur papier », L. Harambourg et autres, Ed. Pagine d'Arte, 2012
  • « Geneviève Asse : Peintures », C. Briend et autres, Ed. Somogy, 2013
  • « Geneviève Asse », Lydia Harambourg, Ed. Ides et Calendes, Neuchâtel, 2015
  • « Geneviève Asse », R.M. Mason et autres, Fage Ed., 2015
To read from the artist :
  • « Un été avec Geneviève Asse », Silvia Baron Supervielle, Ed. de l'Echoppe, 1996
  • « Notes par deux », collection L'art en écrit, Ed. Jannink, Paris, 2003
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