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    Sale 12701

    Paris Avant-Garde

    20 October 2016, Paris

  • Lot 36

    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)

    Composition abstraite

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    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
    Composition abstraite
    signé et daté ‘Serge Poliakoff 1951’ (en bas à droite)
    huile sur toile
    63.5 x 46 cm.
    Peint en 1951

    signed and dated ‘Serge Poliakoff 1951’ (lower right)
    oil on canvas
    25 ½ x 18 ¼ in.
    Painted in 1951


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    « J’aime toutes les couleurs. Je ne pense jamais à la couleur que j’emploierai. Le plus important, c’est la sonorité, pas les couleurs. Il faut que la lumière soit là. »

    « I love all colors. I never think about the color I will use. The most important thing is the tonality, not the colors. The light must be there. »

    - SERGE POLIAKOFF

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    Provenance

    Galerie Ariel, Paris.
    Collection particulière, Pittsburgh.
    Puis par descendance au propriétaire actuel.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Provenant d'une collection privée Américaine


    Literature

    A. Poliakoff, Serge Poliakoff catalogue raisonné. Volume I 1922-1954, Paris, 2004, p. 387, no. 51-68 (illustré).