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Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
Aux quatre angles
signed and dated 'YVES TANGUY 43' (lower right)
oil on canvas
18 x 14 in. (45.7 x 35.6 cm.)
Painted in 1943
Provenance
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles.
Mr. and Mrs. Argo Landau, St. Louis (acquired from the above).
Anon. sale, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., New York, 7 November 1979, lot 582.
Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 10 May 1989, lot 76.
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (acquired at the above sale).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Literature
P. Matisse, Yves Tanguy, Un recueil de ses oeuvres, New York, 1963, p. 142, no. 312 (illustrated, p. 143).
Exhibited
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Yves Tanguy: Recent Paintings, May-June 1943, no. 5.
New York, The Museum of Modern Art; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and The Art Institute of Chicago, Dada, Surrealism and Their Heritage, March-December 1968, p. 242, no. 317 (illustrated).
City Art Museum of Saint Louis, American Art in St. Louis, October-November 1969.
Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, and Budapest, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Klee, Tanguy, Miró: Tres Visions del Paisatge, November 1999-July 2000, p. 166, no. 68 (illustrated in color, p. 115).
Post Lot Text
Karl Blossfeldt, Art Forms in Nature (Urformen der Kunst), 1928 (photograph published in Documents)
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