Kees van Dongen- Brigitte Bardot XL
Color Lithograph on wove paper, 1964
Sheet size: 102.5 x 72.2 cm
Frame: 134.0 x 105.0 cm
Edition & Signature:
The rare large version of the iconic Van Dongen lithograph of Brigitte Bardot.
Hand signed in ballpoint by Van Dongen, numbered 8/50 in pencil,
Probably the only exciting copy that is countersigned and dedicated by Brigitte Bardot in blue felt tip pen; “Pour Jean Claude, en souvenir de Van Dongen, Brigitte Bardot, 2004”
3 small restored spots (hardly visible), some small creases. Otherwise is perfect condition with fresh deep bright colors
The previous owner (Jean Claude) was a close friend of Brigitte Bardot when he lived in Neuilly, near Paris. He acquired this Kees Van Dongen lithograph of Brigitte Bardot from a collector a long time ago and decided, in view of the subject, to have it signed by his friend Brigitte Bardot who was delighted with the idea.
Illustrated in Juffermans 'Kees van Dongen - The Graphic Work' Nr. JL 42A.
Framed in a handmade golden frame with museum glass (99% uv-resistant).