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    Sale 5518

    Art d'Après-Guerre et Contemporain

    28 May 2008, Paris

  • Lot 8

    PIERRE SOULAGES (NE EN 1919)

    Peinture 100 x 73, 3 avril 1953

    Price Realised  

    PIERRE SOULAGES (NE EN 1919)
    Peinture 100 x 73, 3 avril 1953
    signé et daté 'SOULAGES 3 avril 53' (au dos); signé 'SOULAGES' (sur le châssis)
    huile sur toile
    100 x 73 cm. (38¼ x 28¾ in.)
    Peint en 1953.


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    Provenance

    Monsieur Day Schnabel, New York
    Madame Mildred J. Langston, Rumson, New Jersey
    Vente anonyme, Sotheby's, New York, 21 janvier 1977
    Galerie de France, Paris


    Literature

    P. Encrevé, L'oeuvre complet. Peintures. I. 1946-1959, Paris, 1994, No. 120 (illustré en couleurs p. 150).


    Post Lot Text

    'PEINTURES 100 X 73, 3 AVRIL 1953'; SIGNED AND DATED ON THE REVERSE; SIGNED ON THE STRETCHER; OIL ON CANVAS.