Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
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Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)

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Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
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signed and dated 'YVES TANGUY 43' (lower right)
gouache on paper
7 1/4 x 9 5/8 in. (18.4 x 24.4 cm.)
Executed in 1943
Provenance
Julien Levy Gallery, New York, by whom acquired directly from the artist after 1945.
Igor Stravinsky, New York, by 1963.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Galerie de l'Ile de France, Paris, by whom acquired on 19 May 1972.
Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne.
Private collection, Switzerland, circa 1990.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
D. Marchesseau, J. Saucet, E. Filipacchi, Yves Tanguy, Paris, 1973, p. 57 (illustrated).
P. Waldberg, Yves Tanguy, Paris, 1977, pp. 227 & 347 (illustrated p. 226).
Exhibited
Boston, The Institute of Modern Art, 100 Modern Pictures in water color, gouache and tempera from eleven countries : Austria, Canada, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, and the United States, May - July 1945, no. 33.
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Lot Essay

The present intention of the Yves Tanguy Committee is to include this work in the revised edition of the catalogue raisonné of his paintings and gouaches.

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