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Nicolaas Warb

Where words make mistakes, it is the function of lines and vibrations to release the colors.

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Of Dutch origins, Nicolaas Warb, pseudonym of Sophie Warburg, was born in Amsterdam in 1906. She disappeared when she was only 50 years old. Abstract painter, she was a student of the Art Academy of Amsterdam. At a very young age, she decides to move to Paris in 1928. Nicolaas Warb frequents the Free Academy of Montparnasse concerned to study again and to confront other artists. Friend of Jean . . .

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Original signed lithograph de Warb Nicolaas : Abstract composition
Abstract composition
1946 Original lithograph signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "ART ABSTRAIT". Opéra Ed., Paris. Without
Original lithograph de Warb Nicolaas : Untitled
Circa 1946 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Oil de Warb Nicolaas : Fire of space
Fire of space
1947 oil on wood without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
* « Les peintures à l'huile, gouaches et constructions spatiales de N. Warb », Armelle Schwartz, Universite de Dijon/section Histoire de l'Art, 1985 All the "catalogues raisonnés"

Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • « Salon Réalités Nouvelles », cat. d'expos collective, n°1 à 9, Paris, 1947-1955
  • « Groupe Espace », revue Art d'Aujourd'hui série 2 n°8, Ed. A. Bloc, oct. 1951
  • « Groupe Espace », revue Art d'Aujourd'hui série 5 n°6, Ed. A. Bloc, sept. 1954
  • « L'aventure de l'art abstrait », M. Ragon, Ed. Robert Laffont, Paris, 1956
  • « Dictionnaire de la peinture abstraite » In, M. Seuphor, Hazan, Paris, 1957
  • In « Vente Sothebys - Amsterdam », différentes dates (Voir Artprice)
  • In « Vente Million & Ass. et autres », différentes dates (Voir Artprice)
  • « Réalités Nouvelles 1946-1956 », H. Lhotellier, cat., Musée des Beaux-Arts, Calais, 1980
  • « W. N. », Cat., Collectie Jaren'50 Galerie Witteveen, Amsterdam, 2004
  • « Les femmes artistes dans les avant-gardes », M.-J. Bonnet, Ed. Odile Jacob, Paris, 2006
To read from the artist :
  • « Aperçus et pensées sur la peinture abstraite », N. Warb, Paris, 1942
  • « Art abstrait - 12 lithographies originales », Charles Etienne, coll., Ed. Opera, 1946
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + NEW REALITIES / 1946-1956 / Etienne Béothy, Marcelle Cahn, etc.
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