Vert et brun
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Global Abstractions: Property from a Distinguished Private Collector
1906 - 1969
Vert et brun
signed; signed on the reverse
oil on canvas
36 by 28 ⅞ in. 91.4 by 73.3 cm.
framed: 41 ¼ by 33 ¾ in. 104.8 by 85.7 cm.
Executed in 1953.
This work is in fair condition overall. There is evidence of wear and handling to the surface and edges, including minor abrasions and pinpoint losses. There is scattered hairline cracking throughout, some of which cleave slightly near top and bottom edges including a resultant spot of loss at lower center. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, the work fluoresces lightly overall due to a varnish. Also under Ultraviolet light inspection, scattered areas throughout fluoresce darkly and appear to have benefited from restoration. The verso appears to have been wax-lined. Framed.
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Galerie Berggruen, Paris
Galerie Mony Calatchi, Paris
Galeria Dinastia, Lisboa
Galeria Sao Mamede, Lisboa
Collection of Maria Silva Jorge, Lisboa
Private Collection, Germany
Acquired from the above by the present owner in May 2005
Alexis Poliakoff, Serge Poliakoff, Catalogue Raisonné: 1922-1954, Vol. I, Paris 2004, no. 53-971, p. 469
Basel, Kunsthalle, Jacobsen - Poliakoff, January - March 1958, cat. no. 70
Hamburg, Hamburger Kunstverein, Serge Poliakoff, April - May 1958, cat. no. 27
Kobenhavn, Statens Museum for Kunst, Serge Poliakoff, May - June 1958, cat. no. 30
Düsseldorf, Kunstverein für die Rheinland, Serge Poliakoff, November - December 1958, cat. no. 7
Lisboa, Galeria Dinastia, Serge Poliakoff, May - June 1972, cat. no. 11, illustrated
Lisboa, Galeria Sao Mamede, Poliakoff, November 1972, cat. no. 65, illustrated
Mexico City, Museo de Arte Moderno; Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey; Zacatecas, Museo de Arte Abstracto Manuel Felguérez, Abstracciones: Nueva York, París, Cuenca, México, November 2015 - June 2016, pp. 174-175 and 222, illustrated in color