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Martín Chirino (1925 - 2019)

Lot 272: Martín Chirino (b. 1925)

Christie's

June 29, 2011
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Martín Chirino (b. 1925)
Lady Verdigris of the Condor I (Lady Lazarus, Homenaje a Sylvia Plath)
forged iron
17¼ x 23 1/8 x 9¾in. (43.6 x 59 x 24.6cm.)
Executed in 1972-73

Exhibited

New York, Grace Borgenicht Gallery, Martín Chirino. Sculpture, 1973 (illustrated, unpaged).

Literature

CHIRINO MAGEC el deslumbrador, exh. cat., Madrid, Galería Trece, 1978 (illustrated, p. 86).
M. L. Martín de Argila, Martín Chirino, 1987 (illustrated, p. 53).
Martín Chirino, exh. cat., Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gobierno de Canarias, 1987 (illustrated, p. 53).
Martín Chirino, exh. cat., Santander, Fundación Marcelino Botín, 1992 (illustrated, p. 25).
M. L. Martín de Argila, Martin Chirino. Esculturas. Catálogo razonado, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía and Fundación Azcona, Madrid 2006, no. 187 (illustrated as no. 188, p. 246).

Provenance

Grace Borgenicht Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1973.

Notes

Artist's Resale Right ("droit de Suite").If the Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer also agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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