Sale: 22 / Online Sale, July 15. 2024 Lot 123001631

 

123001631
Georges Mathieu
Komposition, 1962.
Brush and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 12,960
Sold:
€ 13,716 / $ 14,813

(incl. surcharge)
Komposition. 1962.
Brush and India ink drawing in red and black.
Lower right signed and dated. Inscribed "G.M 5/12" on the reverse. On firm, slightly structured Arches wove paper (with watermark and blindstamp Wasserzeichen und Trockenstempel). 56.5 x 77.5 cm (22.2 x 30.5 in), size of sheet. [AW].

• A beautiful example of how Mathieu incorporates chance as a stylistic device through the speed of the painting process.
• The artist is concerned with an immediate, emotionally controlled and intuitive act of painting.
• His gestural painting style was influenced by Hans Hartung and Wols, but also by Eastern calligraphy.
• Georges Mathieu is the main representative of French Tachism
.

PROVENANCE: Studio Marcioni, Milan (with the typographically inscribed label on the reverse of the frame).
Private collection Southern germany.
Private collection Baden-Württemberg (acquired from the above in 2013).

EXHIBITION: Georges Mathieu, Gallerie dell'Ariete, Milan, 1962, p. 8 (illu.).
Panorama di Pittura Contemporanea Straniera, Galleria d'Arte Sianesi, Milan, 1962, cat. no. 45.

In good condition. Minimally unevenly discolored, center part of teh sheet and in places of the edges a bit more obvious. Edges minimally rubbed in places and with isolated pressure marks.



123001631
Georges Mathieu
Komposition, 1962.
Brush and India ink drawing
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 12,960
Sold:
€ 13,716 / $ 14,813

(incl. surcharge)