• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 228

    ANTONI TàPIES (B. 1923)

    OVAL GRIS

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    ANTONI TàPIES (B. 1923)
    OVAL GRIS
    SIGNED 'TàPIES' (LOWER RIGHT); SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'OVAL GRIS 1987 TàPIES' (ON THE REVERSE)
    OIL ON PAPER LAID DOWN ON CANVAS
    30¼ X 41¾IN. (76.5 X 106CM.)
    EXECUTED IN 1987


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    THE PRESENT WORK WAS EXECUTED AS A MAQUETTE FOR THE TàPIES LITHOGRAPH WHICH BEARS THE SAME TITLE AND WHICH IS DOCUMENTED IN HOMS' FOURTH VOLUME OF THE CATALOGUE RAISONNé OF THE ARTIST'S GRAPHIC WORKS.

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    Provenance

    GALERIE KLOPFER, ZURICH.
    GALERIE IM ERKER, ST. GALLEN.
    GALLERIA TEGA, MILAN.
    ACQUIRED FROM THE ABOVE BY THE PRESENT OWNER.


    Literature

    N. HOMS, TàPIES OBRA GRáFICA 1987-1994, VOL. IV, BARCELONA 2009, P. 63.


    Exhibited

    FERRARA, GALLERIA CIVICA D'ARTE MODERNA, PALAZZO DEI DIAMANTI, ANTONI TàPIES, APRIL-JUNE 1991.