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Mathias Goeritz (German 1915-1990)
Mathias Goeritz (German 1915-1990)

Custodia XII

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Mathias Goeritz (German 1915-1990)
Custodia XII
signed 'MG' (on the verso)
welded bronze gears and marble base
26 x 15 x 4¾ in. (66 x 38 x 12 cm.);
with base: 29 x 15 x 9½ in. (74 x 38 x 24 cm.)
Executed in 1961-1962.
Provenance
Acquired from the artist.
Pedro Friedeberg collection, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
Los ecos de Mathias Goeritz: Ensayos y testimonios, INBA, Mexico City, 1997, p. 145, cat. 309 (illustrated).
L. Kassner, Mathias Goeritz: Obra 1915-1990, INBA, Mexico City, 1998, p. 151, no. 622 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Mexico City, Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, 1997.

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This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Lily Kassner, dated 7 February 2007.

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