22 - 23 November 2016
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Midsummer Night Dew
signed 'Matta' (lower right) titled and dated 'MIDSUMMER NIGHT DEW, 1984, 84/10' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
70 x 83 ½ in. (177.8 x 212.1 cm.)
Painted in 1984.
A Private European Collection, Sotheby's, New York, 23 June 2005, lot 272 (illustrated in color).
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Humlebæk, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Matta, 1988, no. 17.
This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed Germana Matta Ferrari, dated 16 June 2001 and is registered in the Matta archives under no. 84/10.
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