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Serge Poliakoff (1900 - 1969)

Lot 16: Serge Poliakoff (1960-1969)

Christie's

February 9, 2005
London, United Kingdom

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Description

Composition Abstraite
signed and dated 'SERGE POLIAKOFF 53 IX' (lower right)
oil on canvas
45 2/3 x 35in. (116 x 89cm.)
Painted in October 1953

Artist or Maker

Serge Poliakoff (1960-1969)

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Bing, Serge Poliakoff, 1954.
Rio de Janeiro, Museo de Arte Moderna, Espace, March-April 1955, no. 21.
Milan, Galleria Minima, Serge Poliakoff, 1960.
Rome, Galleria l'Obelisco, Serge Poliakoff, 1960, no. 5.

Literature

C. Estienne, "Poliakoff à la Galerie Bing" in Combat, Paris 1954, (illustrated, unpaged).

Provenance

Prince Igor Troubetzkoy, Paris (1955).
Galleria Toninelli, Milan.
Galerie Jean-Jacques Dutko, Paris.

Notes

This work will be included in the forthcoming Serge Poliakoff catalogue raisonné being prepared by Alexis Poliakoff, Paris.

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