BRIDGET RILEY, C.H. (B. 1931)
BRIDGET RILEY, C.H. (B. 1931)
BRIDGET RILEY, C.H. (B. 1931)
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BRIDGET RILEY, C.H. (B. 1931)

Gala

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BRIDGET RILEY, C.H. (B. 1931)
Gala
signed, inscribed and dated ‘1974’ (on the reverse), signed, inscribed and dated again ‘1974’ (on the stretcher), signed and dated again ‘Riley 74’ (on the left turnover edge)
acrylic on canvas
62 3⁄4 x 62 3⁄4 in. (159.7 x 159.7 cm.)
Painted in 1974.
Provenance
with Galerie Beyeler, Basel.
Private collection, Bermuda.
with Robert Sandelson Gallery, London, where purchased by the previous owner.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby’s, London, 5 February 2009, lot 9, where purchased by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Bridget Riley, Basel, Galerie Beyeler, 1975, n.p., no. 18, illustrated on the front cover.
Exhibition catalogue, Bridget Riley: Works 1959-78, Buffalo, British Council, Albright Knox Art Gallery, 1978, pp. 57, 70, no. 46, illustrated.
R. Kudielka, A. Tommasini and N. Naish (eds.), Bridget Riley: The Complete Paintings, Volume 2, 1974-1997, London, 2018, pp. 410-411, no. BR 162, illustrated.
Exhibited
Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Bridget Riley, February - March 1975, no. 18.
Buffalo, British Council, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Bridget Riley: Works 1959-78, September - October 1978, no. 46: this exhibition travelled to Dallas, Museum of Fine Art, October - November 1978; New York, Neuberger Museum, January - March 1979; Sydney, Centrepoint Gallery Space, August - September 1979; Perth, Art Gallery of Western Australia, October - November 1979; and Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, January - March 1980.
Atlanta, High Museum of Art, on long term loan, 1987-1996.
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