Lot 36
  • 36

Francisco Matto (1911-1995)

2,000 - 3,000 USD
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  • Francisco Matto
  • Dos formas
  • Gouache on paper
  • Unframed: 11 by 8 1/2 in.; 28 by 21.6 cm
  • Framed: 20 1/2 by 17 1/2 in.; 52.1 by 44.5 cm
  • Executed in 1956.
dated "56" lower right, also signed and dedicated "Para mi amigo y socio Bernard Chappard, Avril 91" lower left;
gouache and graphite on paper


A gift from the artist


This work is in good condition overall. The sheet has been affixed to the mat in each corner. Minor losses to the sheet measuring less than 1/2 inch in width are present in each of the extreme corners, which may be inherent. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable.
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