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Roberto Matta (1911 - 2002)

Lot 144: Roberto Matta (1911-2002)

Christie's

February 10, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Le verbe être
signed and dated 'Matta 59' (lower left)
oil on canvas
56 x 79in. (142.5 x 200.5cm)
Painted in 1959-64

Artist or Maker

Roberto Matta (1911-2002)

Exhibited

Punkaharju, Retretti Art Centre, Surrealism in visual arts and film, May-September 1987.

Provenance

Galleria Arte Moderna, Milan.
Court Gallery, Copenhagen.
Galerie Christel, Helsinki.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the early 1970s.

Notes

This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by Mrs Ferrari-Matta and dated April 2004.

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.

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