• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)

    TEXTUROLOGIE XXXV (PRUNE ET LILAS)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    JEAN DUBUFFET (1901-1985)
    TEXTUROLOGIE XXXV (PRUNE ET LILAS)
    SIGNED AND DATED 'J. DUBUFFET 58' (UPPER RIGHT); SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'TEXTUROLOGIE XXXV (PRUNE ET LILAS) MAI 58 J. DUBUFFET' (ON THE REVERSE)
    OIL ON CANVAS
    35 1/8 X 45¾IN. (89.2 X 116.2CM.)
    PAINTED IN 1958


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    Provenance

    GALERIE BEYELER, BASEL.
    ACQUIRED FROM THE ABOVE BY THE PRESENT OWNER IN 1958.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE SWISS COLLECTION


    Literature

    M. LOREAU, CATALOGUE DES TRAVAUX DE JEAN DUBUFFET, CéLéBRATION DU SOL II, TEXTUROLOGIES, TOPOGRAPHIES, FASCICULE XIV, LAUSANNE 1970, NO. 25 (ILLUSTRATED, P. 30).


    Exhibited

    BASEL, GALERIE BEYELER, PANORAMA, 1982, NO. 8. THIS EXHIBITION LATER TRAVELLED TO ZURICH, KUNSTHAUS ZURICH.