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James Coignard was a well known French artist/printmaker recognized for his colorful, geometric abstractions and exceptional carborundum etchings. His artwork is now in numerous corporate and private collections, as well as over 20 museums including the Guggenheim in New York and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris.

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James Coignard Artwork: Price Range: $500-$3,500 James Coignard (1925-2008) is a well known French artist and printmaker recognized for his colorful, geometric abstractions and exceptional carborundum etchings. The artist's keen interest in mathematics is evident in all of his paintings and etchings. These elegant, rich, tactile prints are done on a heavy cotton fiber paper with a rough, organic and visible texture that has to be seen in person to fully appreciate.

James Coignard Biography:

Coignard studied at the Ecole des Arts Decoratifs in Nice and subsequently apprenticed with the painter Marchand des Raux. After developing a relationship with a gallery in Nice in the 1950's Coignard began to gain some notoriety. Distinguishing himself as a talented painter, sculptor and etcher, James eventually began to exhibit internationally. His artwork is now in numerous corporate and private collections, as well as over 20 museums including the Guggenheim in New York and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris. See below to view our excellent selection of James Coignard carborundum etchings available for sale. Other artists you may like: Anthony James Martine Trouis Franciose Julien Martin Quen