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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 207

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

    Self-Portrait

    Price Realised  

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
    Self-Portrait
    signed 'tapies' (lower center)
    ink on paper
    10½ x 9¾ in. (26.7 x 24.8 cm.)
    Drawn in 1950.


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    Provenance

    Galería Juana Mordó, Madrid
    Frank H. Porter, Cleveland, acquired from the above, 1964
    The Main Trust of Frank H. Porter, Cleveland
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Literature

    A. Agustí, Tàpies The Complete Works 1943-1960, vol. I, New York, 1989, pp. 130-131, no. 270 (illustrated).
    B. Catoir, Gespräche mit Antoni Tàpies, Munich, 1997, p. 87, pl. 68 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Madrid, Galerías Biosca, Un decenio de Arte Moderno 1940-1950, 1950.