ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012)
ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012)
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ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012)

El dolor de Brunhilda

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ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012)
El dolor de Brunhilda
signed and dated 'Tàpies - 1950' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 x 45 5⁄8 in. (89 x 116 cm.)
Painted in 1950
Provenance
Private collection, Barcelona, by whom acquired directly from the artist in the early 1950s, and thence by descent to the present owners.
Literature
G. Gatt, Antoni Tàpies, Bologna, 1967, no. 26, p. 42 (illustrated pl. 26).
E. Gribaudo, ed., Pittori d'oggi: Tàpies, Milan, 1969, no. 36, p. 23 (illustrated).
F. Vincens, Antoni Tàpies o L'Escarnidor de Diademes, Barcelona, 1971, no. 2 (illustrated pl. 2).
A. Cirici, Tàpies: Witness of Silence, Barcelona, 1972, pl. 74 (illustrated).
P. Gimferrer, Antoni Tàpies i l'esperit català, Barcelona, 1974, no. 115, p. 368 (detail illustrated p. 93).
A. Franzke & M. Schwarz, Antoni Tàpies, Werk und Zeit, Stuttgart, 1979, p. 68 (illustrated fig. 59).
M. Fernández-Braso, Conversaciones con Tàpies, Madrid, 1981, p. 35 (illustrated).
A. Tàpies, Autobiografia, Venice, 1982, p. 181 (illustrated).
J. Vallès Rovira, Tàpies Empremta (art-vida), Barcelona, 1983 (illustrated).
A. Franzke, Tàpies, Barcelona, 1992, no. 29, pp. 62 & 357 (illustrated p. 62).
Fundació Antoni Tàpies, ed., Tàpies: The Complete Works, vol. I, 1943-1960, New York, 1989, no. 302, pp. 144 & 528 (illustrated p. 144).
Exhibited
Barcelona, Galeries Laietanes, Exposició Antoni Tàpies, October - November 1950, no. 25.
Vienna, Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Antoni Tàpies, March - April 1968, no. 10, p. 48 (illustrated pl. 13); this exhibition later travelled to Hamburg, Kunstverein, May - July 1968; and Cologne, Kunstverein, July - August 1968.
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