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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 207

    ROBERT BARRY (B. 1936)

    Invitation piece

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    ROBERT BARRY (B. 1936)
    Invitation piece
    (i) signed with artist’s initials and dated ‘RB 72-3’ (lower right); numbered ‘6/8’ (lower left)
    invitation card mounted on card laid on board, in eight parts
    (i) to (vii) 12 ¼ x 8 ¾in. (31.2 x 22.1cm.)
    (viii) 12 ¼ x 9 ½in. (31.2 x 24.2cm.)
    Executed in 1972-1973, this work is number six from an edition of eight


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    Provenance

    Galerie MTL, Brussels.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Art & Project, Robert Barry, 1974.
    Deurle, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Verzameling Roger en Hilda Matthys-Colle, 2007, p. 139 (illustrated, p. 70).