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Gaston Bertrand (1910-1994)
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Gaston Bertrand (1910-1994)

Composition verticale ? 186 (Vertical Composition ? 186)

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Gaston Bertrand (1910-1994)
Composition verticale ? 186 (Vertical Composition ? 186)
signed and dated '50-61 BERTRAND' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Gaston BERTRAND "COMPOSITION VERTICALE" 1950-1961 ? 186' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
81 x 65cm.
Painted in 1950-1961
Provenance
Bank van Parijs en de Nederlanden Collection, Brussels (acquired via Maurice Naessens from the artist in 1962).
Anon. sale, Campo Antwerp, 14 October 1975, lot 17.
Private Collection, Belgium.
Their sale, Sotheby's Amsterdam, 26 May 2005, lot 36.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
Literature
M. Seuphor, La Peinture Abstraite en Flandre, Brussels 1963, no. 119 (illustrated in colour, p. 218).
J. Dypréau, l'Art en Belgique IX. Les peintures abstraites, Brussels 1966 (illustrated, no. 27).
W. van den Bussche, Kunstgeschiedenis, Deurne 1983, p. 101.
C. Bricmont (ed.), Gaston Bertrand: catalogue raisonne´ de l'œuvre peint, Brussels 2001, no. 406 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Ghent, Cercle Royal Artistique et Littéraire, Oeuvres des Jeunes Peintres Bruxellois, 1951, no. 11.
Knokke-Zoute, Jeunesses Plastiques et Littéraires, Visages présents, 1951, no. 1.
Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Gaston Bertrand, 1952, no. 30.
Charleroi, Salle de la Bourse, XXVIème Salon du Cercle Artistique et Littéraire de Charleroi, 1952, no. 74.
Liège, APIAW, Gaston Bertrand, 1952, no. 1.
New York, Stable Gallery, Gaston Bertrand, 1953, no. 3.
New York, The National Arts Club, International Exhibition of painting and sculpture, 1957, no. 17.
Antwerp, Hessenhuis, De Abstracte Schilderkunst in Vlaanderen, 1963-1964, no. 11.
Brussels, Eglise Saint-André, 2ème exposition de peintres et sculpteurs belges contemporains, 1983 (illustrated, p. 8). This exhibition later travelled to Liège, Salle Allende de l’Université Libre de Bruxelles.
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