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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 484

    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)

    Nas Sobre Lava

    Price Realised  


    Antoni Tàpies (b. 1923)
    Nas Sobre Lava
    signed and titled 'Naz Tapies' (lower right)
    enamel on volcanic rock
    19¾ x 19¾in. (50.1 x 50.1cm.)
    Executed in 1985

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    Galerie Maeght Lelong, Paris.
    Galerie Kaj Forsblom, Helsinki.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    A. Agustí, Tàpies Obra Completa 1982-1985, vol. V, Barcelona 2000, no. 5049 (illustrated, p. 372).