23 June 2016
Carlos Nadal (1917-1998)
signed 'Nadal' (lower right); signed, dated and inscribed 'Nadal Marins 2/7/78' (on the reverse)
oil on paper laid down on board
19 7/8 x 25 in. (50.5 x 63.6 cm.)
Painted in 1978
The artist's estate.
Acquired from the above by the present owners.
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J. Duncalfe, Carlos Nadal, 1917-1988: An English Perspective, Harrogate, 2010, p. 113 (illustrated).
Harrogate, Duncalfe Galleries, Carlos Nadal: The Magic of Nadal, 1988.
The Comité Nadal has confirmed the authenticity of this work.
Nadal painted his vibrant marine paintings from the Spanish resorts and marinas of Sitges, near Barcelona, the Costa Brava, and onto the Cote D’Azur, where he often stayed with his long term friend Antoni Clave. He also travelled onto his wife’s native Belgian coast and along the French Northern coast lines, which gave him a different perspective of the sea.
The present work Marins shows the deep ultramarine sea, with a sailor and a group of onlookers enjoying the scene from the quay and along the pier towards the lighthouse.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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