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Matta (Chilean 1911-2002)

Sketch-Etude au temps du "Le forçat de la lumière"

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Matta (Chilean 1911-2002)
Sketch-Etude au temps du "Le forçat de la lumière"
signed and dated 'oui est moi, Matta, NY 1942' and inscribed 'sketch-study, au temps du "le forçat de la lumière" (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
20 x 25 in. (50.8 x 63.5 cm.)
Painted in 1942.
Provenance
Leo Robinson, New York.
James Thrall Soby collection, New York.
Alexander Iolas, New York.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquavella Gallery, New York.
Literature
G. Ferrari, ed., Matta, Entretiens morphologiques - Notebook No. 1, 1936-1944, London, 1987, p. 240 (illustrated in color).
Exhibition catalogue, Matta, Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung and Vienna, Kunsthaus, 1991, no. 5 (illustrated).
Exhibition catalogue, Masson et Matta. Les Deux Univers, Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art, 1994, no. 5 (illustrated in color).
Exhibited
Munich, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung and Vienna, Kunsthaus, Matta, September 1991- February 1992, no. 5.
Yokohama, Yokohama Museum of Art, Masson et Matta. Les Deux Univers, April-June 1994, no. 5.

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This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Germana Matta Ferrari and dated 24 September 2009.
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