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Impressionist & Modern Art / ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012) UGB 14 15/16 x 18 1/8 in (38 x 46 cm) (Painted in 1949)

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ANTONI TÀPIES (1923-2012)

signed, inscribed and dated '"UGB" tàpies 1949' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
14 15/16 x 18 1/8 in (38 x 46 cm)
Painted in 1949


Rafael Santos Torroella Collection, Barcelona (acquired directly from the artist).
By descent from the above to the previous owner.
Acquired by the present owner in 2015.

Barcelona, French Institute, Cobalto, 1949-1950, no. 31.
Barcelona, Galeria Artema, Tàpies: Obra 1945-1954, September 28 - November 25, 1978, no. 16.

G. Gatt, Antoni Tàpies, Bolonã, 1967, no. 16 (illustrated).
A. Cirici, Tàpies Witness of Silence, Barcelona, 1970, no. 57 (illustrated p. 103; titled 'Composition').
A. Agustí, Tàpies, The Complete Works, vol. I, 1943-1960, Barcelona, 1988, no. 229 (illustrated p. 116).
R.S. Torroella, En los márgenes de la poesía y el arte, Madrid, 2003, p. 250 (illustrated).

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