Lot 220
  • 220

Alfred Manessier

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 GBP
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Description

  • Alfred Manessier
  • Orage Sur Les Bl├ęs
  • signed and dated 71; signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 70 on the stretcher
  • oil on canvas
  • 130.5 by 195cm.; 51 3/8 by 76 3/4 in.

Provenance

Galerie de France, Paris
Sale: Sotheby's, London, Modern and Contemporary Art, 5 April 1979, Lot 408
Private Collection
Sale: Christie's, London, Twentieth Century Art, 23 October 1998, Lot 83
Private Collection, Paris
Sale: Calmels, Chambre, Cohen, Paris, Art Moderne et Contemporain dont partie provenant de la collection de Monsieur et Madame X. à Paris, 21 April 2000, Lot 76
Private Collection
Sale: Tajan, Paris, Art Moderne - La Sculpture au XXème Siècle, 2 August 2006, Lot 36
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie de France, Manessier 1970-1974, 1975

Condition

This work is in very good condition. There is evidence of light wear to the upper two corner tips. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.
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