5 February 2004
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE GERMAN COLLECTION
Manuel Rivera (1927-1994)
signed 'M. Rivera' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'MANUEL RIVERA METAMORFOSIS HERALDICA 1960' (on the reverse)
metal, oil and wire mesh on panel
64 x 45in. (162 x 114cm.)
Executed in 1960
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (2095).
Acquavella Modern Art, Reno, Nevada.
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Essen, Museum Folkwang, Manuel Rivera, Metamorphosen-Espejos 1956-1966, June-September 1994, no. 26. This exhibition later travelled to Altenburg, Lindenau-Museum, October-November 1994.
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