Pesante journee (Weighing Day)
Artwork: Pesante journee (Weighing Day)
Size: 124.6 x 300.5 cm
Medium: Ink and tempera on kraft paper laid on canvas
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed 'Alechinsky 1961' (lower right); signed, titled and dated 'Pesante Journee 1961-1962 Alechinsky' (on the stretcher)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1961-1962
Provenance: Sam and Ayala Zacks, Toronto (acquired directly from the artist in 1962); Ayala Zacks Abramov, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem; Thence by descent to the present owners
Exhibition history: Paris, Musee d'art moderne de la Ville de Paris, XVIIIe Salon de Mai, 1962; Toronto, The Art Gallery of Toronto, Alechinsky & The Cobra Group, 1962; Tel Aviv, Museum of Art, 1990-1991 (on loan)

Christie's London

Date: 2017-03-08
Lot Number: 265