• DICKINSON

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    With almost 400 years of collective art world experience, Dickinson specialises in privately and discreetly handling rare Old Masters through to Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary masterpieces. Our clients include both private collectors and public institutions, and our broad expertise ranges from Claude Lorrain to Claude Monet, Botticelli to Basquiat.

     

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  • Jean Dubuffet (1901 – 1985), Tête en tache de moisissure, April 1950. Dickinson

     

    Jean Dubuffet (1901 – 1985), Tête en tache de moisissure, April 1950

    Encaustic on masonite

    65 x 54 cm. (25 1 ⁄2 x 21 1 ⁄4 in.)

    Signed and dated, lower right J. Dubuffet /avril 50

    Price: £1,500,000 (plus ARR and any applicable taxes)

     

    Provenance:
    Pierre Matisse Gallery, New York
    Charles H. Carpenter, Jr., New Canaan, CT, acquired from the above in 1952
    His Estate sale: Christie’s, New York, 16 Nov. 2006, lot. 130

    Private Collection, USA, acquired at the above sale

     

    Condition:

    Please refer to the gallery for a condition report prepared by an independent conservator

     

    Literature:

    Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule VI: Corps de dames, Paris, 1965, p. 31, no. 27 (illus.) 1900 to Now: Modern Art from Rhode Island Collections, exh. cat., Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI, 1988, p. 19.
    Charles H. Carpenter, Jr.: The Odyssey of a Collector, exh. cat., Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, 1996, p. 67 (illus. in colour)

     

    Exhibited:
    Providence, RI, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, 1900 to Now: Modern Art from Rhode Island Collections, 22 Jan. – 1 May 1988, n.n.
    Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles H. Carpenter, Jr.: The Odyssey of a Collector, March – June 1996, n.n.
    Ridgefield, CT, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, The Charles H. Carpenter, Jr. Collection: Fifty Years of Supporting the New, September - December 2002 n.n.

     

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  • Robert Indiana (1928 – 2018), Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik, 1966. Dickinson

     

    Robert Indiana (1928 – 2018), Mozart – Eine kleine Nachtmusik, 1966

    Signed, dated, inscribed and dedicated verso Robert Indiana / 2 / Spring 1966 New York / For Jack Klein

    Oil on canvas
    157 x 131 cm. (61 3 ⁄4 x 51 1 ⁄2 in.)

    Price: £500,000 (plus any applicable taxes)

     

    Provenance:
    Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zürich
    Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
    Private Collection, Paris
    Their sale; Cornette de St Cyr, Paris, 13 Oct. 2001, lot 61
    Private Collection, acquired from the above sale
    Anon. sale; Cornette de St Cyr, Paris, 25 Oct. 2008, lot 31

     

    Condition:

    Please refer to the gallery for a condition report prepared by an independent conservator

     

    Literature:
    R. Indiana & W. Katz, Robert Indiana: The Prints and Posters, 1961 – 1971, Stuttgart, 1971, pp. 86 & 96
    W. Ruehlmann, ‘Bleak Youth Shadows Indiana’s Bright Art’, Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA, 5 Dec. 1977, p. C4
    D.B. Goodall, W. Katz & R.L.B. Tobin, Robert Indiana, University of Texas, Austin, 1977, p. 30. Lettres et Chiffres, exh. cat., Galerie Beyeler, Basel, 1980, no. 30 (illus.)
    H.-D. Mück, Mozart in Art, 1900 – 1990, Munich, 1990, p. 153 (illus. in colour).
    C.J. Weinhardt Jr., Robert Indiana, New York, 1990, p. 140
    Anon. Les Américains: 50 années de peinture américaine, 1944 – 1994, Fécamp, 1994, n.p.
    S.C. Foster, Robert Indiana, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, 2002, p. 41

     

    Exhibited:
    Basel, Galerie Beyeler, Lettres et Chiffres, March – May 1980, no. 30
    Fécamp, Palais Bénédictine, Les Américains: 50 années de peinture américaine, 1944 – 1994, 24 June – 18 Sept. 1994, n.n.; this exhibition later travelled to Joinville, Château du Grand Jardin, 24 Sept. – 12 Nov. 1994

    Dickinson are grateful to the Robert Indiana Committee for confirming that this work is recorded in the catalogue raisonné archive

  • Joaquín Torres-García (1874 – 1949) Formas trabadas con figura humana, 1933. Dickinson

     

    Joaquín Torres-García (1874 – 1949), Formas trabadas con figura humana, 1933

    Signed with initials and dated, lower centre J.T.G.33 oil on paperboard
    57 x 39 cm. (22 1/2 x 15 3/8 in.)

    Price: £630,000 (plus any applicable taxes)

     

    This piece comes from a single owner group of works by Joaquín Torres-García that are also available for sale through Dickinson.

    For more information please enquire at the top of this page.

     

    Provenance:
    The estate of the Artist, no. 800
    Augusto Torres, Montevido
    Rose Fried Gallery, New York
    Dr. and Mrs John A. Cook, New York
    Their sale; Sotheby’s, New York, 24 May 2005, lot 40
    Galería Guillermo de Osma, Madrid
    Private Collection, USA, acquired in 2008

     

    Condition:

    Please refer to the gallery for a condition report prepared by an independent conservator

    Literature:
    J. Valender (ed.), Viaje a las Islas Invitadas: Manuel Altolaguirre, 1905 – 1959, exh. cat., Palacio Episcopal, Málaga, 2005, p. 564, no. 27
    A. Calzada i Salavedra, Torres-García, darrere la mascara constructiva, exh. cat., Fundación Caixa, Girona, 2007, p. 159
    M.H. Gradowczyk, Torres-García: Utopía y Transgresión, Montevideo, 2007, p. 210, no. 6.50
    M. Rowell, Joaquín Torres-García, Barcelona, 2009, p. 76
    Joaquín Torres-García 1874 – 1949, exh. cat. Museo de Bellas Artes de Murcia, 2015, p. 66. C. de Torres, Joaquín Torres-García: Catalogue raisonné, online catalogue, no. 1933.18

    Exhibited:
    Málaga, Palacio Episcopal, Viaje a las Islas Invitadas: Manuel Altolaguirre, 1905 – 1959, June. – Aug. 2005, no. 27; this exhibition then travelled to Madrid, Residencia de Estudiantes, Sept. – Nov. 2005
    Girona, Fundación Caixa, Torres-García, darrere la mascara constructiva, 15 Nov. 2007 – 13 Jan. 2008; this exhibition then travelled to Barcelona, Can Palauet i Museu de Mataro, 19 Jan. – 17 Feb. 2008

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