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    Sale 11798

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    30 June 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 114

    Roman Opalka (1931-2011)

    1965/1 - 8 Détail - Carte de voyage 1660846-1664205 20

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    Roman Opalka (1931-2011)
    1965/1 - 8 Détail - Carte de voyage 1660846-1664205 20
    signed, titled, and numbered OPALKA 1965/1-8 DETAIL -1660846-1664205 20’ (on the reverse)
    ink on paper
    13 x 9 ½in. (33 x 24cm.)


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    ‘The work of painting has become meditation. The intellectual and emotional sides of the work are absorbed through the medium of the spiritual’
    (J. Deitch quoted in R. C. Morgan, ‘Roman Opalka’s Numerical Destiny’, Hyperallergic, 6 October 2014)

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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Galerie Art in Progress, Munich.
    Alfred Greisinger, Augsburg.
    Anon. sale, Hauswedell & Nolte, 12 June 1998, lot 169.
    Janice and Mickey Cartin, Hartford.
    Yvon Lambert, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010.


    Exhibited

    Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum, 1998 - 2001 (on temporary loan).