Manolo Millares (1926-1972)
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El Inquisidor (The Inquisitor)

El Inquisidor (The Inquisitor)
signed 'MILLARES' (lower left); signed, titled and dated 'MILLARES - "EL INQUISIDOR" 1968' (on the stretcher)
mixed media on burlap
39 ¾ x 32 ¼in. (101 x 82cm.)
Executed in 1968
Galerie Messine, Paris.
Galerie Louis Carré & Co., Paris.
Private Collection, Paris.
Galería Jorge Mara, Madrid.
Private Collection, Oviedo (acquired from the above circa 1998).
Thence by descent to the present owner.
J. M. Moreno Galván, Manolo Millares, Barcelona 1970 (illustrated, p. 41, titled Torquemada).
J.-A. França, Millares, Barcelona 1977, no. 317 (illustrated in colour, p. 177).
'Pintura Europea en Andorra' in Lapiz, February 1984 (illustrated, p. 70).
J. M. Bonet, 'Volviendo sobre El Paso' in EL PASO después de EL PASO en la coleccion de la Fundacion Juan March, March 1988 (illustrated, p. 12).
A. de la Torre (ed.), Manolo Millares Pinturas Catalogo Razonado, Madrid 2004, no. 425 (illustrated in colour, p. 480).
Paris, Galerie Messine, Millares Oeuvres Récentes, 1971, no. 9.
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Lot Essay

‘My love of the unknown, my desire of these infinite holes of mystery’
–Manolo Millares

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