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Roberto Matta
NUIT FRONTIÈRE
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT
12
Roberto Matta
NUIT FRONTIÈRE
Estimate
150,000200,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

French Cancan by Natalie Seroussi

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Paris

Roberto Matta
1911 - 2002
NUIT FRONTIÈRE
signed and dated 39
colour pencil, pastel and pencil on paper
34 x 50,3 cm; 13 3/8 x 19 3/4 in.
Executed in 1939.
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This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Madame Germana Matta Ferrari.

Provenance

Galerie de France, Paris
Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Latin American Art, 2 May 1990, lot 39
Natalie Seroussi, Paris

Exhibited

Nîmes, Carré d'Art, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Nîmes, Matta, dessins 1937-1989, 1990

Catalogue Note

"I discovered with surprise […] his fascinating drawings made with coloured pencils, absolutely extraordinary landscapes, people with distorted nudes, strange architectures and vegetation […] when I left the room I was another man."

Gordon Onslow-Ford, Towards a New Subject in Painting, 1948

French Cancan by Natalie Seroussi

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Paris