Fernando Zóbel 費南度·索培爾 | La Piedra Del Caballo II 馬石 II
Property from an Important Private Asian Collection
1924 - 1984
La Piedra Del Caballo II
oil on canvas
signed Zobel (lower right); titled La Piedra Del Caballo II, numbered 75-46 on the reverse
painted in 1975
120 by 150 cm; 47 ½ by 59 in.
Galería Cayón, Madrid gallery sticker affixed to the stretcher
1924 - 1984
La Piedra Del Caballo II 75-46（畫背）
120 x 150 cm; 47 ½ x 59 in.
This work is in good overall condition as viewed.
Upon close inspection, there is evidence of light wear along at the edges of the canvas and faint blue accretions at the top edge of the work which are potentially inherent to the artist's working method.
Examination under bright light reveals a slight undulation to the canvas at the lower left corner.
Examination under ultraviolet light reveals no signs of restoration as viewed.
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Private Collection (sold: Galería Cayón, Madrid)
Private Collection (sold: Ansorena, Madrid, 20 May 2014, Lot 495)
Important Private Asian Collection