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Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)
Property from a Distinguished American Collection
Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)

Untitled (High Sun)

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Theodoros Stamos (1922-1997)
Untitled (High Sun)
signed and dated 'Stamos 62' (on the overlap); titled and dated again ''Untitled' (High Sun) circa 1962' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
70 ½ x 39 5/8 in. (179 x 100.6 cm.)
Painted in 1962.
Provenance
Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York
Private collection
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 2011, lot 132
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

Lot Essay

"Stamos's paintings cannot be seen all at once. They invent silent contemplation; they whisper their desire for communion with the viewer-participant."
- B Cavaliere, Theodoros Stamos: Paintings 1958-1960, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, NY, 1981, p. 3.

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