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    Sale 7603

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Morning)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 186

    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)

    Composition polychrome

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
    Composition polychrome
    signed and dated 'SERGE POLIAKOFF 50-52' (lower left)
    oil on canvas
    21 5/8 x 25¾in. (55 x 65.5cm.)
    Painted in 1950-52


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    Provenance

    Galerie Bing, Paris.
    Galerie de France, Paris.
    Galerie Zwirner, Dusseldorf.
    G. Hostettler, Bern,
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1986.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Literature

    A. Poliakoff, Serge Poliakoff Catalogue raisonné 1922-1954, vol. I, Paris 2004, no. 52-65 (illustrated in colour, p. 424).


    Exhibited

    Basel, Kunsthalle, Jacobsen-Poliakoff, January-March 1958, no. 72.
    Bern, Kunsthalle, Serge Poliakoff, April-May 1960, no. 34.
    St. Gallen, Kunstmuseum, Serge Poliakoff, June-July 1966, no. 9.
    Künzelsau, Museum Würth, Serge Poliakoff, October 1997-February 1998.