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Roberto Matta (1911 - 2002)

Lot 144: Roberto Matta (1911-2002)


February 10, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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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)


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


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


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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Post War and Contemporary Day sale

February 10, 2005, 12:00 AM EST

London, United Kingdom