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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 486

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

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    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
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    signed 'Tàpies' (lower right)
    acrylic, watercolour and lead pencil on paper
    20 7/8 x 25 5/8in. (52.8 x 65cm.)
    Executed in 1971


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    Provenance

    Galerie Maeght, Paris.
    Serge Sorokko Gallery, San Francisco.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Agustí, Tàpies The Complete Works 1969-1975, vol. III, Barcelona 2000, no. 2339 (illustrated, p. 202; incorrectly described as on canvas).


    Exhibited

    Les Sables d'Olonne, Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Tàpies. oeuvres sur papier, 1952-1977, April-June 1978, no. 70.