Yannick BALLIF

Thanks to her work alongside Paul Collin and Johnny Friedlaender, both accomplished printmakers, Yannick Ballif (1927-2009) became and extremely skilled printmaker.  Saturated colors are used throughout Ballif’s printed oeuvre, generally in juxtaposition with the white of the paper or with black lines.  At times she used color inks throughout most of her composition and sometimes black dominates.  Inspired by Japanese drawings, her work exudes peace and quiet.  Her subject matters focus on flora, water and rocky outcrops.  While she did at times become almost abstract, she decidedly excelled at delineating the shapes of her subjects. View Biography
Yannick Ballif - Pierre Bleue - Blue Stone - aquatint - Chinese Japanese character
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Blue Stone

BALLIF, Yannick

Pierre Bleue (original French title)Embossed aquatint printed in bluish-black ink on BFK Rives wove paper. Edition unknown.Signed and annotated “EA...

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Yannick Ballif - Mato - Color intaglio - embossed - 1980 - detail Sold
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Mato

BALLIF, Yannick

Mato (original Brazilian Portuguese title) Embossed color aquatint and drypoint on wove paper.Printed to the sheet edge, as usual.One of ten artist...

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Wave

BALLIF, Yannick

Vague (original French title) Embossed color aquatint, spitbite and drypoint on wove paper.Printed to the sheet edge, as usual.Edition of 70.Signed...

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Yannick Ballif - Papagaio - Parrot bright colored macaw - fly into window - real leaves - detail Sold
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Papagaio

BALLIF, Yannick

Papagaio (original Brazilian Portuguese title)Embossed color aquatint and drypoint on wove paper.Printed to the sheet edge, as usual.Trial proof; e...

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