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Peinture Constructive

Artwork:
Peinture Constructive
Size:
75.3 x 55.3 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1931
Marks
Signed J. Torres-Garcia (upper left) and dated 31 (upper right)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Estate of the artist; Manolita Pina de Torres-Garcia, Montevideo (the artist's widow; acquired from the previous); Galeria Palatina, Buenos Aires; Private Collection, Buenos Aires; Sale: Christie’s, New York, 28th May 1997, lot 17 ; Purchased at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Austin, The University of Texas at Austin, Archer M. Huntington Galleries; Caracas, Fundacion Museo de Arte Contemporaneo & Lima, Galeria INC, Museo de Arte Italiano, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, 1874-1949: Chronology and Catalogue of the Family Collection, 1974-75, no. 68, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Buenos Aires, Galeria Palatina, Joaquin Torres Garcia, 1977, no. 2, illustrated in colour the catalogue; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Seis Maestros de la Pintura Uruguaya, 1987, no. 79, illustrated in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia & Valencia, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, J. Torres-Garcia, 1991, no. 75, illustrated in the catalogue; Amsterdam, Institute of Contemporary Art, The Antagonistic Link: Joaquin Torres-Garcia / Theo van Doesburg, 1992, no. 92, illustrated in colour in the catalogue; Sao Paulo, XXII Bienal Internacional de Sao Paulo, Joaquin Torres-Garcia, 1994, no. 17, illustrated in the catalogue; Austin, The Blanton Museum of Art & New York, Grey Art Gallery, The Geometry of Hope: Latin American Abstract Art from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collections, 2007; Santiago de los Caballeros, Centro Cultural Eduardo Leon Jimenes, ¿Que es el arte moderno para ti?, 2011; Porto Alegre, Ibere Camargo Foundation & Sao Paulo, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Joaquin Torres Garcia: geometria, criacao, proporcao, 2011-12, illustrated in the catalogue; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, La invencion concreta: Coleccion Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, 2013, illustrated in the catalogue; London, Royal Academy of Arts, Radical Geometry: Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection, 2014, no. 2, illustrated in the catalogue

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2016-06-21
Lot Number :
16
Low Estimate :
$855,240[+37%]*
High Estimate :
$1,140,320[+3%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,168,830
Sold For :
$1,409,720*