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    Sale 12167

    Latin American Art

    22 - 23 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 6

    Matta (1911-2002)

    Midsummer Night Dew

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Matta (1911-2002)
    Midsummer Night Dew
    signed 'Matta' (lower right) titled and dated 'MIDSUMMER NIGHT DEW, 1984, 84/10' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    70 x 83 ½ in. (177.8 x 212.1 cm.)
    Painted in 1984.


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    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed Germana Matta Ferrari, dated 16 June 2001 and is registered in the Matta archives under no. 84/10.

    Provenance

    A Private European Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 23 June 2005, lot 272 (illustrated in color).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN


    Exhibited

    Humlebæk, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Matta, 1988, no. 17.