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Manuel Rivera
1927-1995
METAMORFOSIS (TOTEM II)
signed on the inside of the stretcher; signed, titled and dated 1961 on the reverse of the stretcher
mesh and wire on aluminium stretcher
60 by 73cm.; 23 5/8 by 28 3/4 in.
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We would like to thank Alfonso de la Torre for kindly confirming the authenticity of this work.

Provenance

Galería Biosca, Madrid
Marlborough Gallery, London (acquired from the above in 1961)
Private Collection, Europe

Exhibited

London, Marlborough Fine Art Limited - The New London Gallery, Contemporary Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1962, p. 14, no. 28, illustrated

Literature

Exhibition Catalogue, Madrid, Salas del Palacio de Bibliotecas y Museos, Manuel Rivera: Exposción retrospective e Catálogo razonado. Obras de 1961-1965, Madrid 1981, p. 71, cited
Marisa Rivera, Aproximación a un Catálogo Razonado: 1943-1994, Madrid 1997, p. 183, cited
Alfonso de la Torre, Catálogo Razonado Pinturas: Manuel Rivera, Madrid 2009, p. 194, no. 283, P-61-34, illustrated

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