Jean Dubuffet - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, October 3, 2018 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    The Estate of the Artist
    Private Collection, France
    Sotheby's, London, 13 February 2013, lot 119
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    New York, Pace Gallery, Jean Dubuffet: The Last Two Years, 20 January - 10 March 2012, no. 6 (illustrated)

  • Literature

    Max Loreau, Catalogue des Travaux de Jean Dubuffet Fascicule XXXVI, Paris, 1980, no. 59, p. 33 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    'Painting is a language much more immediate, and, at the same time, much more charged with meaning. Painting operates through signs which are not abstract and incorporeal like words.' Jean Dubuffet


Mire G67 (Boléro)

signed with the artist's initials and dated 'J.D. '83' lower left
acrylic on paper mounted on card laid on canvas
67 x 100 cm (26 3/8 x 39 3/8 in.)
Painted in 1983.

£150,000 - 200,000 

Sold for £150,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 4 October 2018