Artist: Oscar Dominguez
Artwork: La Mante Religieuse
Size: 38.3 x 46 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas
Creation year: 1938
Marks: Signed and dated 'O. DOMINGUEZ 1938.' (upper right)
Provenance: Galerie Casa Bella, Paris; Private collection, Barcelona; Anonymous sale, Hotel Drouot, Paris, 4 April, 1989, lot 437; Claude Kechichian, Paris; Acquired from the previous by the family of the present owner.
Exhibition history: Barcelona, Sala Pares, Oscar Dominguez, May 1989, no. 2, p. 38; Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Oscar Dominguez, Antologica 1926-1957, January - March 1996, no. 58, p. 259 (illustrated p. 142); this exhibition later travelled to Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Centro de Arte La Granja, April - May 1996; and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, June - September 1996; Barcelona, Centre de Cultura Contemporania, Paris i els surrealistes, February - May 2005, p. 143 (illustrated); this exhibition later travelled to Bilbao, Museo de Bellas Artes, Paris y los Surrealistas, February - May 2005.