Lot 289
  • 289

Victor Vasarely

Estimate
200,000 - 300,000 USD
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Description

  • Victor Vasarely
  • Bika-Nb
  • signed; signed, titled and dated 1975 on the reverse
  • acrylic on canvas
  • 90 7/8 by 49 7/8 in. 230.8 by 126.7 cm.

Provenance

Private Collection, Switzerland
Private Collection, Europe
Private Collection, New York

Exhibited

Milan, Triennale Bovisa, Victor Vasarely, October 2007 - January 2008, p. 199, illustrated
New York, S|2, Victor Vasarely: Op Star, May - June 2014, cat. no. 14, n.p., illustrated in color

Condition

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of extremely light wear and handling to the edges. The surface is bright and fresh. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.
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Catalogue Note

"But doesn’t one create art precisely to be able to offer an intuitive equivalent of knowledge we cannot grasp?" - Victor Vasarely