7 February 2008
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
Antonio Saura (1930-1998)
signed and dated 'Saura 1959' (upper left); signed, inscribed, titled and dated 'Retrato no. 68 Saura 1959 Para E.J. Cela con la amistad de' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
23½ x 28¾in. (59.6 x 73cm.)
Painted in 1959
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1960.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Antonio Saura Catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Archives Antonio Saura, Geneva.
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