24 October 1996
Hans Hartung (1904-1989)
signed (upper left) and dated '85; signed and dated '85 on the reverse; titled on the stretcher
acrylic on canvas
39 3/8 x 31 7/8in. (100 x 81cm.)
Galerie Daniel Gervis, Paris.
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Pierre Daix, Hartung, Paris 1991, p. 334, no. 410 (illustrated in colour).
To be included in the forthcoming Hans Hartung Catalogue Raisonné being prepared by the Fondation Hans Hartung and Eva Bergman, Antibes.
The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘