London, South Kensington
20 October 2004
Property belonging to the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Frank H. Porter Trust Estate
César Domela (1900-1993)
Meditação (Relief Meditation)
signed and dated 'Domela 1950' (on the reverse)
acrylic and bronze on wood
45½ x 34¾ x 2¼in. (115.5 x 88.3 x 5.7cm.)
Executed in 1950
Galerie "93", Paris.
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Rio de Janeiro, Museu de Arte Moderna, Domela, October-November 1954, no. 30.
Saint-Étienne, Musée de Saint-Étienne, Art Abstrait: Les prèmieres générations 1910-1939, April-May 1957, no. 207.
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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
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately