8 February 2006
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Pierre Soulages (b. 1919)
Peinture, 6 Decembre 1954
signed 'Soulages' (lower right); signed and dated 'Soulages 6. 12. 54' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
36¼ x 25 5/8in. (92 x 65cm.)
Painted on 6 December 1954
Kootz Gallery, New York.
Robert Elkon Gallery, New York.
Mr Henry Epstein, USA.
Mr David N. Marks, New York.
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Pierre Encrevé, Soulages, L'Oeuvre Complet Peintures, Vol. I: 1946-1959, Paris 1994, no. 163 (illustrated in colour, p. 193).
New York, Kootz Gallery, Soulages, 1955.
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