Lot 19
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Richard Pousette-Dart

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 USD
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Description

  • Richard Pousette-Dart
  • Within the Room
  • signed and dated June 1978 on the reverse
  • oil and sand on linen

Provenance

Collection of the Artist
Evelyn Pousette-Dart, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1995

Catalogue Note

"This small jewel-like painting by Richard Pousette-Dart was begun circa 1948 and worked on until 1978. Layering oil paint, sand and other materials, Richard liked to work over and over, through and through, working up the surface until the painting became a 'thing of its own' as he said, translucent and mysterious." - Evelyn Pousette-Dart, in a letter to the current owner, September 25, 1995
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