Lot 39: HOSSEIN VALAMANESH | Learning to Read
October 20, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: watercolour on paper, in two parts
Condition: This work is in very good condition. Some faint discolouration to the black paper in some areas all of which in line with the artist choice of medium. Colours: The colours in the catalogue illustration are accurate.
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Collection of the Artist, Australia
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in the 2000s
Dimensions: each: 185.5 by 148.5cm.; 73 by 58 1/2 in.
Adelaide, Greenaway Art Gallery, Hossein Valamanesh, 1995
Sydney, Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Hossein Valamanesh, 1996
Adelaide, Art Gallery of South Australia, Hossein Valamanesh: A Survey, 2001
Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, Tracing the Shadow: Hossein Valamanesh Recent Works, 2002
Manning, Manning Regional Art Gallery, Time Travel; 1985 - 2009, 2010
London, Rose Issa Projects, Breath, 2013
Literature: Mary Nights, Hossein Valamanesh: Out of Nothingness, Kent Town, 2011. pp. 66-67, illustrated in colour
Medium: watercolour on paper, in two parts