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Roberto Matta

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Roberto Matta

Roberto Matta

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Roberto Matta

1911 - 2002

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oil on canvas 

112 x 145 cm; 44⅛x 57⅛in.

Painted in 1957. 


This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity delivered by the Matta Archives.

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Roberto Matta

1911 - 2002

Scie le désir


huile sur toile

112 x 145 cm; 44⅛ x 57⅛ in.

Peint en 1957. 


Cette œuvre est accompagnée d'un certificat d'authenticité établi par les Archives Roberto Matta.

The work has been examined partially framed. The canvas is not lined. Examination under UV light reveals no evidence of retouching. There are scattered minor scratches inherent to the artistic process. There are tiny dots of paint losses and a few flyspots in places. There is some minor frame rubbing along the extreme edges. This work is in overall very good condition and could benefit froma light clean.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Alexandre Iolas, Paris

Gift from the above to the present owner

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Alexandre Iolas, Paris

Don du précédent au propriétaire actuel

Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Matta, 1985, no. 110, illustrated in the catalogue p. 181

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Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Matta, 1985, no. 110, reproduit dans le catalogue p. 181