MATTA | GALAXIES (MYSTICISM OF INFINITY)
The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks from an Important Estate
1911 - 2002
GALAXIES (MYSTICISM OF INFINITY)
Oil on canvas
36 by 28 in.
91.4 by 71.1 cm
Painted in 1940-44.
This work is included in the Archives de l'oeuvre de Matta.
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro, Chicago (acquired from the above and sold: Sotheby's, New York, May 7, 1991, lot 31)
Acquired at the above sale
Germana Ferrari, Matta, Entretiens Morphologiques, Notebook No. 1, 1936-1944, London, 1987, illustrated in color p. 161
Waltham, Massachusetts, Rose Art Museum, Matta: The First Decade, 1982, n.n.
Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, The Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Randall Shapiro Collection, 1985, no. 11, illustrated in the catalogue