Lot 102: ROBERTO MATTA, (CHILEAN, 1911-2002), UNTITLED
December 6, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Signed center right, pastel, crayon, colored pencil and graphite on Fabriano.
Executed circa 1965.
19 x 25 7/8 in. (48.3 x 65.7cm)
Carone Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Private Collection, Pennsylvania.
This lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Germana Matta Ferrari of the Archives de l''Oeuvre de Matta and dated 19 October 2016.
With pale time staining, sheet gently toned. With occasional soft handling creases and faint light grey lines occasionally around the edges intermittently, consistent with framing. This is rather unobtrusive. A few spots of light brown staining in the bottom right quadrant, i.e, in the right of the San Luca Galleria d'Arte, Bologna, blindstamp at the bottom right corner and in two places in the blue area at bottom right of the image closer to the edge of the sheet. Very minor wear in a few places at the sheet edge. Verso, a few areas of surface soiling including two apparent thumbpritns just below and above center at the extreme right sheet edge verso. Some remnants of previous hinging at center of bottom sheet edge verso, as well as remnants of tape and adhesive from rpevious hinging in 5 places at the top of the reverse sheet edge verso. There are a few areas of assosiated skinning at the tope sheet edge verso. Otherwise in good condition.
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