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Antoni Tàpies
CUATRO CARTONES
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 288,000 GBP
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42
Antoni Tàpies
CUATRO CARTONES
Estimate
300,000400,000
LOT SOLD. 288,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Antoni Tàpies
B.1923
CUATRO CARTONES
signed and dated 1959
oil and sand on cardboard laid down on canvas
146 by 211cm.
57 1/2 by 83in.
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Provenance

Private Collection, Paris
Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf

Literature

Joan Teixidor, Antoni Tàpies, fustes, papers, cartons i collages, Barcelona 1964, pp. 26-7, illustrated
Alexandre Cirici, Tàpies, testimoni del silenci, Barcelona 1970, p. 242, no. 235, illustrated
Vera Linhartová, Tàpies, Barcelona 1972, p. 38, illustrated
Pere Ginferrer, Tàpies i l'esperit calalà, Barcelona 1974, pp. 132-133, no. 153, illustrated
Lluís Permanyer, Tàpies i la nova cultura, Barcelona 1986, p. 201, no. 159, illustrated
Anna Agustí, Tàpies, The Complete Works, Volume I: 1943-1960, Barcelona 1988, p. 407, no. 783, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"I am not concerned with the ego, but with reaching the spirit of an image, because when that spirit is understood, the form creates itself." (Antoni Tàpies cited in Exhibition Catalogue, New York, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Antoni Tàpies, Thirty Three Years of His Work, 1977)

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