Clotilde et Alexandre

Clotilde et Alexandre


Fine art lithograph.  Hand-pulled on an antique press. Sequentially numbered. Includes certificate of authenticity.


Russian born, Alexander Sakharoff and his German wife, Clotilde enjoyed a successful career as soloist dancers.  Their 1921 portrait by George Barbier to advertise their work was seen as showing an “mutually complementary androgynous couple” “united in dance” joined together in an act of “artistic creation.  According to Alexander:  “..Clotilde Sakharoff and I did not dance with music or accompanied by music: we danced music. We made the music visual, expressing by means of movements what the composer has expressed by means of sounds… Nothing less than the states of the soul, the impressions, the sensations lived by the composer and transposed to the sound with the help of its art… Our aim was to transpose the sense expressed by the music of the sounds, to the music of the movements.”

Hand-pulled fine art lithograph, printed on museum quality deckle-edge paper, numbered and hand signed. This lithograph was created on a rare antique Marinoni Voirin French press that dates back to the 1800’s. It provides highly pigmented inks that will resist fading and preserve the integrity of the print for more than a lifetime. This process is the most elaborate, costly and effective way to reproduce art while maintaining the brilliance and accuracy of the original creation. Includes Certificate of Authenticity.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 37 x 4 x 4 in
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