7 February 2008
Serge Poliakoff (1900-1969)
signed 'Serge Poliakoff' (lower left)
oil on canvas
38¼ x 51¼in. (97.2 x 130.2cm.)
Painted in 1959-60
Collection F. L., Turin.
Private Collection, France.
Anon. sale, Christie's Paris, 26 May 2004, lot 67.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Turin, Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, La Pittura Moderna Straniera nelle Collezioni private Italiane, March-April 1961 (illustrated, p. 109).
This work will be included in the forthcoming second volume of the Serge Poliakoff Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Alexis Poliakoff, Paris.
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