Henri Georges Adam E'Cueils, 1959 Etching, dated, titled and signed in pencil, numbered 93/220, signed and dated in the plate, with the blind stamp of the publisher, unframed sheet 15 x 22in. 1959 Adam was appointed professor of engraving at the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Beaux-Arts de Paris and later head professor of the workshop of monumental sculpture. He installed his own workshop and presses in La Ville du Bois, near Montlhéry while many of his exhibitions were presented in museums in France and Europe. In 1961 Adam developed a series of sculptures entitled Cryptogrammes. A retrospective of Adam's work was presented in 1966 at the Musée national d'art moderne in Paris with a foreword by Bernard Dorival. Three of his sculptures and the tapestry Penmarc'h were presented the following year in Montreal.