10 May 2001
Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
white gouache on black paper
11 x 8 5/8 in. (28.1 x 22 cm.)
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Barcelona, Fundació Joan Miró; Vienna, Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, and Budapest, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Klee, Tanguy, Miró: Tres Visions del Paisatge, November 1999-July 2000, p. 166, no. 56 (illustrated in color, p. 100).
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