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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 173

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

    Escuma i fustes

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    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
    Escuma i fustes
    mixed media on wood
    98 3/8 x 108¼in. (250 x 275cm.)
    Executed in 1986

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    Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris.
    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.
    Private Collection, Ohio.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work should be marked with a star symbol.


    A. Agustí, Tàpies Obra Completa 1986-1990, vol. 6è, Barcelona 2000, no. 5327 (illustrated, p. 95).


    New York, The Elkon Gallery, Antoni Tàpies, March-May 1989, no. 10 (illustrated, p. 10).
    Locarno, Pinanoteca Comunale, Casa Rusca, Antoni Tàpies, September-December 1998 (illustrated, p. 161).