31 October 2007,
Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel
Price realised USD 91,000
USD 80,000 - USD 120,000
Georges Mathieu (French, b. 1921)
Folie sans appui
signed 'Mathieu' (upper right); titled 'FOLIE SANS APPUI' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
45 x 57½in. (114 x 146cm.)
Painted in 1989
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Galerie Semiha Huber, Zurich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1995.
Please note the correct medium is acrylic on canvas.
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