6 February 2003
Rafael Canogar (b. 1935)
signed and dated 'Canogar '59' (lower left); signed and dated again, and titled 'Canogar, Sep '59, DESCABELLO' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
79 x 59in. (200.6 x 149.8cm.)
Painted in September 1959
Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York (4090).
Acquavella Modern Art, New York (2390).
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1990-1991.
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New York, Pierre Matisse Gallery, Four Spanish Painters, November 1987, no. 1 (illustrated).
Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Canogar. Cincuenta años de pintura, March-May 2001 (illustrated, p. 63).
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