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Roland Penrose-Artifact-1937

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Artwork:
Artifact
Size:
61 x 45.7 cm
Medium :
Oil on canvas
Creation Year:
1937
Marks
Dated and inscribed 'ARTIFACT 37' (on the stretcher)
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
The artist's collection, until at least 1982; Galerie 1900-2000, Paris; Private collection, Germany, by whom acquired from the previous, circa 1990; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
King's Lynn, Fermoy Arts Centre, Roland Penrose, July - August 1980, no. 16, p. 24 (titled 'Artefact'); this exhibition later travelled to London, Institute of Contemporary Arts, August - September 1980; Bristol, Arnolfini, October - November 1980; Preston, Harris Museum & Art Gallery, November - December 1980; Hull, Ferens Art Gallery, December 1980 - January 1981, and Barcelona, Fundacio Joan Miro, Roland Penrose: Pintures, dibuixos, collages i objectes, February - March 1981, no. 18, p. 22 (titled 'Artefacte'); Paris, Galerie 1900-2000, Les enfants d'Alice: La peinture surrealiste en Angleterre, 1930-1960, May - June 1982, no. 111, pp. 83 & 99 (illustrated p. 83 with incorrect dimensions); Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, The Surrealist and the Photographer: Roland Penrose, Lee Miller, May - September 2001, no. 13, n.p. (illustrated with incorrect dimensions)

Christie’s London

Date:
2018-02-27
Lot Number :
133
Low Estimate :
$69,950[+20%]*
High Estimate :
$111,920[-25%]*
Hammer Price :
$83,940
Sold For :
$104,925*