Lot 143
  • 143

Henri Michaux

25,000 - 35,000 USD
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  • Henri Michaux
  • Dessin Mescalinien
  • signed with the artist's initials
  • ink on paper
  • 10 1/4 by 7 in. 26.1 by 17.9 cm.
  • Executed in 1955-1958.
24 by 18cm.
Executed in 1955-58.


Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris
Élie de Rothschild, Paris
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Catalogue Note

"Because after all, this painting, and most of [Michaux's] paintings, have always been about delayed ways of remaking the human image, through a mark which is totally outside an illustrational mark but yet always conveys you back to the human image - a human image generally dragging and trudging through deep ploughed fields, or something like that. They are about these images moving and falling and so on." - Francis Bacon, 1966