Henri Michaux - New Now London Wednesday, December 5, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Daniel Cordier, Paris
    Galerie Di Méo, Paris
    Acquired from the above by the late owner

  • Exhibited

    Munich, Galerie Fred Jahn, Henri Michaux, 1987
    New York, David Nolan Gallery, Henri Michaux, Paintings and Drawings 1950 to 1982, 1988

  • Literature

    Fred Jahn and Michael Krüger, Henri Michaux Bilder Aquarelle Zeichnungen Gedichte Aphorismen 1942-1984, Munich, 1987, p. 95 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being prepared by Micheline Phankim, Rainer Michaël Mason and Franck Leibovici.

A Tale of Two Cities: Property from the Estate of Howard Karshan


Grau-rosa Elephanten

signed with the artist's initials 'HM' lower right
gouache on paper
50.5 x 66 cm (19 7/8 x 25 7/8 in.)
Executed in 1956.

£4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for £3,750

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London Auction 5 December 2018