• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 213

    GEORGES MATHIEU (B. 1921)

    PRIèRE à CATHERINE TEKAKOUITA

    Price Realised  

    GEORGES MATHIEU (B. 1921)
    PRIèRE à CATHERINE TEKAKOUITA
    SIGNED AND DATED 'MATHIEU 63' (LOWER LEFT)
    OIL ON CANVAS
    38½ X 76 5/8IN. (97 X 194.6CM.)
    PAINTED IN 1963


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    Provenance

    DOMINION GALLERY, MONTREAL.
    PRIVATE COLLECTION, FLORENCE AND THENCE BY DESCENT TO THE PRESENT OWNER.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ITALIAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    MONTREAL, DOMINION GALLERY, MATHIEU, FEBRUARY-MARCH 1963.