Matta (Chilean 1911-2002)
Tocar las cicatrices inhumanas
inscribed 'TOCAR LAS CICATRICES INHUMANAS' (lower left) and signed and dated 'Matta 59-60' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
80¾ x 81½ in. (205 x 207 cm.)
Painted in 1959-60.
Maurice Lefebvre-Foinet, Paris.
Lefebvre-Foinet collection, Christie's, Paris, 1 December 2009, lot 31 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity signed by Mme. Germana Matta Ferrari and dated 24 September 2009.