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    Sale 2806

    Twentieth Century Art

    2 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 208

    Ad Dekkers (DUTCH, 1938-1974)

    Eerste fase van een vierkant naar een cirkel

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Ad Dekkers (DUTCH, 1938-1974)
    Eerste fase van een vierkant naar een cirkel
    anodised aluminium relief
    90 x 90 cm.
    Executed in 1968, this piece is unique.


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    In 1968 Dekkers experimented for a short time with aluminum as a new material for his reliefs. He only executed 7 unique pieces in aluminium.

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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist by the previous owner.
    Private collection, Amsterdam.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Literature

    C. Blotkamp, Ad Dekkers, The Hague 1981, no. 123


    Exhibited

    Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Ad Dekkers, 4 December 1981-17 January 1982, no. 19
    Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Ad Dekkers, 21 January-14 March 1982, no. 22 (ill.)
    Châlon-sur Saône, Maison de la Culture, Ad Dekkers, 10 April-23 May 1981, no. 19