28 - 29 May 2008
Matta (Chilean 1911-2002)
signed (lower right)
oil on canvas
46 x 39¼ in. (116.8 x 99.7 cm.)
Painted circa 1967-68.
Simone de Florio, Italy.
Private collection, Milan.
Private collection, Caracas.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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This work is registered in the Matta archives under no. 68/47.
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