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Jacques Doucet

Cobra privileges the instinctive power of the gesture, the expressive force of the colors, but also a real dash poetic.

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Jacques Doucet was born in Boulogne-Billancourt in 1924. While he was a teenager, he was passionately fond of poetry and painting. In 1941, Jacques Doucet visited the poet and painter Max Jacob in the Saint-Benoit-on-Loire. The two men bound friendship. “His judgement was all in subtlety, said Doucet later, but I understood in the complexity of his criticisms . . .

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Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Croisée familiale I
Croisée familiale I
1989 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Composition without title
Composition without...
Circa 1991 Original lithograph after an artist's gouache (1990), signed in pencil by the artist. GKM Ed., Malmöe, Sweden (Dry stamp). C.R. Doucet Vol. III n°1716c
Book with etchings de Doucet Jacques : Encres mélées
Encres mélées
1974 Illustrated book. Text-poem by Michel Ragon, illustrated with three etchings in black by Jacques Doucet, each one signed in pencil by the artist.... Without
Original signed screenprint de Doucet Jacques : Etés à St Christol III
Etés à St...
1991 Original screenprint after a gouache of the artist (1990), signed and dated in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Etés à Saint-Christol". Ed.... A. Doucet, Vol. III p. 198
Original signed screenprint de Doucet Jacques : Bon anniversaire Willy
Bon anniversaire...
1992 Original screenprint, signed and dated in pencil, realized for the birthday of Willy Omme, director of the Modern Gallery, Silkeborg. Ed. Atelier... A. Doucet, Vol. III n° 1913 (and p. 198)
Signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Without title III
Without title III
1993 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, realized in the atelier J. Pons, Paris. A. Doucet, Vol. III n° 1915 (and p. 197)
Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : 45 ans de création III
45 ans de création...
1990 Original lithograph, signed and dated in pencil. Ed. Galeries Boulakia, Paris A. Doucet, Vol. III, p. 197
Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : 45 ans de création I
45 ans de création...
1990 Original lithograph, signed and dated in pencil. Ed. Galeries Boulakia, Paris A. Doucet, Vol. III, n°1814 a p. 154
Original mixed technique print de Doucet Jacques : Route Mandarine
Route Mandarine
1974 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Artist Edition. A. Doucet, vol. II n°987 (p. 249)
Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Composition II
Composition II
Circa 1970 Original lithograph, signed and dedicated in pencil. Without
Single work Original oil de Doucet Jacques : The bird on the city
The bird on the city
1950 Oil on canevas, signed in bottom on the right. Title : L'oiseau sur la ville. C.R. Mme Doucet, Vol. III n° 1094
Original lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Paysages du Sepik
Paysages du Sepik
1990 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Signe 9
Signe 9
1960 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, conceived for the issue "Signe n° 9", published by Imre Pan, Paris. Andrée Doucet, volume II, pages 18 and 205
Original signed lithograph de Doucet Jacques : Without title I
Without title I
Circa 1960 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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To read about the artist :
  • « Jacques Doucet », M. Ragon, in « Cimaises-Arts Actuels / n° 54 », Paris, 1954
  • « Cobra 15 ans après », Michel Ragon, Louisiana Museum, Danemark, 1966
  • « Jacques Doucet », poème de Max Jacob, cat., Galerie Blanche, Stockholm, 1971
  • « Jacques Doucet », R. Passeron, cat. d’expo, Ed. Gal. Dina Vierny, Paris, 1973
  • « Jacques Doucet », G. Pillement, cat. d'expo., Beyrouth, Liban, 1975
  • « Doucet », Michel Ragon, in « Cimaises-Arts Actuels / n° 204 », Paris, 1990
  • « J. Doucet collagiste », A. Doucet & autres, cat. d’expo., Gal. T. Spira, Paris, 2001
  • « J. Doucet le cobra français », A. Doucet, M. Ragon et autres, Ed. Archibooks, 2010
  • « Lettres à J. Doucet, 1920/1926 », André Breton, coll. Blanche, Ed. Gallimard, 2016
  • « Chorégraphie estivale… », Andrée Doucet, Somogy Ed. d'art, 2017
To read from the artist :
  • « Doucet », Ed. S.M.I., Paris, 1985
  • « Lettres de Jacques Doucet à René Jean, 1908/1929 », BNF
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