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Tomás Sánchez

Meditación

Tomás Sánchez

Tomás Sánchez

Meditación

Meditación

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The Vanguard Spirit: Modern and Surrealist Masterworks From an Important Estate

Tomás Sánchez

b.1948

Meditación


signed Tomás Sánchez and dated 87 (lower right); signed Tomás Sánchez, titled and dated 87 (on the reverse) 

acrylic on canvas

58½ by 41 in.

148.6 by 104.1 cm.

Executed in 1987.

This work is in very good condition overall. The canvas is unlined and well-stretched. The colors are vibrant, and the media layer is stable. A few scattered pinpoint dark spot accretions are present in the upper quadrants; a few of are also present at the lower center at the edges of the clearing. Under raking light inspection, one faint brown drip accretion measuring 6 inches in length becomes apparent in the upper center. Under UV: no evidence of inpainting becomes apparent. Framed.


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Private Collection, San Antonio 
Christie's New York, 19 May 1992, lot 106 
Acquired from the above by the present owner