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b. 1953


signed twice and dated 1991 on the reverse

acrylic, fluorescent acrylic and Roll-a-Tex on two adjoined canvases

overall: 229 by 217 cm. 90¼ by 85½ in.

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This work is in very good condition. Extremely close inspection reveals a minute and unobtrusive speck of loss to the upper left corner tip. Further very close inspection reveals a tiny media accretion to the lower right extreme edge, approximately 2cm from the lower right corner tip. No restoration is apparent when examined under ultraviolet light.

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Sonnabend Gallery, New York

Private Collection, Chicago

Private Collection

Phillips de Pury & Company, New York, 15 May 2008, Lot 158

Private Collection

Christie's, London, 7 March 2018, Lot 158

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Corey Reynolds Ed., Peter Halley: Maintain Speed, New York 2000, n.p., illustrated in colour

Exh. Cat., New York, Mary Boone Gallery, Peter Halley and Alessandro Mendini, 2013, p. 6, illustrated in colour

Chicago, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Peter Halley, 1991

Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center, Peter Halley Paintings 1989-1992, October 1992 - January 1993, p. 37, no. 9, illustrated in colour

London, Whitechapel Art Gallery; and Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Examining Pictures: Exhibiting Paintings, May - September 1999, p. 53, illustrated in colour