29 April 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 22,500
Estimate GBP 15,000 - GBP 20,000
Carlos Nadal (1917-1998)
La sala parés
signed 'CNadal' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and stamped with artist's atelier stamp 'La Sala Parés/Barcelona/Carlos Nadal' (on the reverse)
oil on paper laid down on canvas
20¾ x 25¾in. (53 x 65.3cm.)
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In La sala parés we catch a glimpse of his artistic predilections: a Giacometti sculpture stands by the studio window, while a Picasso ceramic and Matisse canvas hang on the walls behind the artist's works-in-progress.
Sold with a photo-certificate from the Comité Nadal, dated 9/03/09.
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