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Property from the Distinguished Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Maurice H. Swergold
1925 - 2007
signed Cuixart and dated 1954 (lower right)
gouache, watercolor and pen and ink on paper
sight: 16 1/4 by 23 1/4 in.
41.3 by 59 cm.
Executed in Barcelona in 1954.
We would like to thank the Fundació Cuixart for kindly confirming the authenticity of this lot.
Please note this work has not been examined out of the frame. Executed on cream wove paper. The sheet undulates slightly throughout. One artist pinhole in the upper right quadrant. The medium is bright and well preserved. This work is in overall very good condition.
Framed: 24 by 30 3/4 in. (61 by 78 cm.)
The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.
Barcelona, Palau Robert, Exposició Antológica Modest Cuixart, December 1991-Janurary 1992, n.n., p. 88, illustrated in color
Between 1950 and 1955 Cuixart develops an interest in depicting the circus and its characters in his work.