2 May 2012
Ben Nicholson (1894-1982)
signed, dated and inscribed 'Ben Nicholson July 1-54 Rome' (on the reverse)
pencil and gouache on paper
19 1/8 x 13 7/8 in. (48.5 x 35.2 cm.)
Executed on 1 July 1954
Gimpel Fils, London.
Acquired from the above by the family of the late owner, September 1965.
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Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum and Paris, Musée National d'Art, Exposition Ben Nicholson, 1954-1955, no. 82.
London, Tate Gallery, Ben Nicholson, A Retrospective Exhibition, June-August 1955, no. 83.
We would like to thank Sir Alan Bowness for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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