Lot 35: u - JEAN DUBUFFET

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Description: PROPERTY OF THE EXXONMOBIL FOUNDATION

1901-1985
LE TISSU SOCIAL

LE TISSU SOCIAL

overall: 59 x 204 ½ in. 150 x 520 cm

signed and dated déc. 1977

acrylic and paper collage mounted on canvas in two parts

Executed in December 1977, this diptych consists of 92 pieces of collage, 45 on the left panel and 47 on the right.

PROVENANCE

Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above in March 1979

EXHIBITED

Paris, Galerie Claude Bernard, Dubuffet: Théâtres de mémoire, September 1978, illustrated in color on the front and back covers (exhibition organized in collaboration with Pace Gallery, New York)

LITERATURE

Max Loreau, ed., Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet: Théâtres de memoire, fascicule XXXII, Lausanne, 1982, cat. no. 70, pp. 74-75, illustrated in color
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