5 February 2003
Manolo Millares (1926-1972)
signed 'MILLARES' (upper left); signed again and titled 'MILLARES CUADRO 44' (on the stretcher)
oil on burlap
51 x 38 3/8in. (130 x 97.4cm.)
Painted in 1958
Private collection, Europe.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 30 June 1994, lot 27.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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F. Choay, 'L'ecole espagnole' in: L'Oeil, no. 51, March 1959 (illustrated p. 17).
Barcelona, Sala Gaspar, Cuatro Pintores del Grupo el Paso, January 1959.
This work will be included in the forthcoming Manolo Millares catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in conjunction with Elvireta Escobio de Millares, Madrid.
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Offered in New York, the art collected by the Tony Award-winning producer, philanthropist and ‘grand dame’ of Palm Beach
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