London, South Kensington
30 April 2004
A carved white marble inscription tile, probably Maghreb, 18/19th Century
the white surface engraved with a western kufic inscription with foliate terminals, in a plain border stripe, traces of black composition infill -- 12¾in. (32.3cm.) wide.
Vollmoeller, Zurich, 19 November 1970 (label to side).
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Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
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