6 February 2003
Rafael Canogar (b. 1935)
signed and dated 'Canogar '59' (lower left); signed and dated again, and titled 'R. CANOGAR PINTURA "1959"' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
63¾ x 51¼in. (162 x 129.5cm.)
Painted in 1959
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (4087).
Acquavella Modern Art, New York (2220).
Sotheby's London, 18 October 1990, Lot 110 (sold for £38,500).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Canogar. Catalogo General, vol. I, Barcelona 1992, no. 596 (illustrated, p. 87).
New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Four Spanish Painters, November 1987, no. 3 (illustrated).
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