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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 204

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

    Carton en Forme de Tableau Noir

    Price Realised  

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
    Carton en Forme de Tableau Noir
    signed 'tàpies' (on the reverse)
    oil and sand on card laid down on panel
    16¼ x 21in. (41.3 x 53.3cm.)
    Executed in 1964


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    Provenance

    Sala Gaspar, Barcelona.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CARL GEMZELL, STOCKHOLM, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE MEDEVI BRUNNS FOUNDATION


    Literature

    J. Teixidor, Antoni Tàpies. Fustes, papers, cartons i 'collages', Barcelona 1964 (illustrated, p. 175).
    A. Franzke & M. Schwarz, Antoni Tàpies. Werk und Zeit, Stuttgart 1979, no. 123 (illustrated, p. 120).
    A. Agustí, Tàpies The Complete Works 1961-1968, vol. II, Barcelona 1990, no. 1288 (illustrated, p. 205).


    Exhibited

    Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Carl Gemzell's Collection, 1996.