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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 196

    Pierre Soulages (b. 1919)

    Peinture 222 x 137cm., 31 janvier 1990

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    Pierre Soulages (b. 1919)
    Peinture 222 x 137cm., 31 janvier 1990
    signed, titled and dated 'SOULAGES "Peinture 222 x 137 cm 31-janv-1990"' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    87 3/8 x 53 7/8in. (222 x 137cm.)
    Painted in 1990


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    Provenance

    Galerie Jade, Colmar.
    Private Collection, France.
    Anon. sale, Blanchet & Joron-Derem Paris, 14 June 1996, lot 66.
    Dimensions Art Gallery, Taipei.


    Literature

    P. Encrevé, Soulages L'oeuvre complet Peintures III. 1979-1997, vol. III, Paris 1998, no. 1040 (illustrated in colour, p. 252).


    Exhibited

    Chicago, Galerie Jade, Chicago International Art Exposition, May 1991 (illustrated).
    Warsaw, Museum Narodowe, Francja dzisiaj, 1990-1991. This exhibition later travelled to Cracovia, Museum Narodowe.