13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 48,500
GBP 12,000 - GBP 15,000
Hans Hartung (1904-1989)
signed, inscribed, titled and dated twice 'FAIT LE 6.11.89, HARTUNG T1989-A39' (on the overlap)
acrylic on canvas
51 3/8 x 76 7/8in. (130.5 x 195.3cm.)
Painted in November 1989
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Hans Hartung catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Foundation Hans Hartung and Eva Bergman, Antibes.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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