Coren steel. At the lower edge sign. and dated 'TURMEL 74'. Traces of weathering. H. 196 cm. - Exhibition: Galerie des Beaux-Arts, Paris; Freie Berliner Kunstausst., Berlin; French Embassy, Tokyo; Kunstmesse Frankfurt u.v.a. - Literature: Exh. Cat.: Jean-Paul Turmel, Périguex 2005 (with numerous examples of his steelwork). - Provenance: Private collection, North Rhine-Westfalia. - French sculptor, painter and photographer, studied in Paris at École Nationale des Beaux Arts, follows in his work under the influence of Alberto Magnelli the concept of abstract formalism, his engravings and sculptures have their origins always in complex drawings. Numerous expsitions at home and abroad for example in Paris, Berlin or Tokyo. Lit.: Bénézit 13, p.1267.