28 May 2014
Matta (Chilean 1911-2002)
signed 'Matta' (lower right)
oil and sand on burlap
55¼ x 75¾ in. (140.3 x 192.4 cm.)
Painted in 1962.
Cordier Warren Gallery, New York.
Mr. R.W. Grace Hooker collection, New York.
Linda Hyman Fine Arts, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Germana Matta Ferrari and dated 14.1.1993 and is registered in the Matta archives under No. 62/60.
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