Please note that this work was designed in 1961 and executed in 1963.
Please note this work was exhibited at Pierre Soulages Retrospective: Painting Colour and Light 1946 - 1997 in Hamburg, May 16 - August 18, 1997. The work is also published in the artist's catalogue rasionné volume III, page 345. Please note that this work is no. 184 in the catalogue raisonné by Pierre Encrevé's, Soulages, L'oeuvre complet Peintures I. 1946-1959, Seuil, Paris, 1994.
Please note that this work was also exhibited in The Political Line in Munich from May 1 to August 30, 2015 and published in the exhibition catalogue.
Please note the correct measurements of the work read:
Image size: 34.5 by 29.5 cm, 13 1/2 by 11 5/8 in.
Sheet size: 40.6 by 30.5 cm, 16 by 12 in.
Please note that this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
Please note that the work was not exhibited in Galerie André, Paris, not as written in the catalogue. The work is also accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
This Lot has been withdrawn from the sale.
Please note that this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity issued by Galerie En Attendant les Barbares, Paris.
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Please note that the correct title of this work is Thick Strokes No. 4.