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  • Provenance

    Collection of Michel Tapié, Paris
    Donald Morris Gallery Inc., Detroit
    Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Sanfield, Farmington (by 1974)
    B.C. Holland, Inc., Chicago
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Detroit, Donald Morris Gallery, Dubuffet paintings drawings gouaches 1946 – 1966, March 1974, no. 3, n.p. (illustrated)

  • Literature

    Max Loreau, Catalogue des travaux de Jean Dubuffet, fascicule III: Plus beaux qu'ils croient, Paris, 2008, no. 9, p. 125 (illustrated, p. 19)

Property from the Private Collection of William Harris Smith, Chicago


Michel Tapié

signed, titled and dated "Michel TAPIÉ J. Dubuffet 46" lower right
crayon on paper
16 3/8 x 10 3/8 in. (41.5 x 26.5 cm.)
Executed in 1946.

$30,000 - 50,000 

Sold for $25,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 15 May | On View at 432 and 450 Park Avenue