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Connoisseur's Collection: March Sale

Wed, Mar 22, 2023 05:30PM EDT
Lot 102

Pierre Soulages Manner of: Abstract Composition in Black

Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000

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Pierre Soulages (French, 1919-2022) Manner of: Abstract Composition in Black, 1996. Acrylic on canvas, unframed, signed and dated verso.

Pierre Soulages is a French artist whose thick black brushstrokes, labeled outre noir (beyond black), against lighter backgrounds have characterized his painting and printmaking practice since the late 1940s.

27.5 x 19.75 inches ; 70x50cm unframed

Private collection, USA.


Great condition; paint loss around the edges of the canvas; two one inch cracks in paint at the top edge , and one smaller on the upper left edge.

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