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Juan GRIS | Damier et cartes à jouer [Checkerboard and playing cards]
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Juan GRIS
Spain 1887 – France 1927
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Damier et cartes à jouer
[Checkerboard and playing cards]
[Checkerboard with playing cards] 1915
oil on canvas
65.0 (h) x 92.0 (w) cm
frame 87.0 (h) x 114.0 (w) cm
signed and dated l.l., brown oil, "Juan Gris/ 12-15"
Purchased 1992
NGA 1993.1138
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Other Works

The National Gallery of Australia holds three costume designs by Gris for La Tentation de la bergère [The Temptation of the Shepherdess] (1923), as well as one costume, for a baroness. It also has two of the artist's illustrated books published by the Galerie Simon, Le casseur d'assiettes [The plate breaker] by Armand Salacrou, 1924 and Denise by Raymond Radiguet, 1926.

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