Raoul De Keyser - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | Phillips

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  • This work is property from the Estate of Karel Geirlandt (1915-1989) who was the director of Paleis voor Schone Kunsten in Brussels today BOZAR. In 1957 he was the founder of Vereniging voor Museum Hedendaagse Kunst in Ghent and therefore was the driving force behind this museum today, S.M.A.K. and the spiritual father of Jan Hoet.

    • Provenance

      The Collection of Karel Geirlandt, Ghent
      Thence by descent to the present owner

    • Exhibited

      Ghent, Galerie Kaleidoskoop, Raoul de Keyser, 22 November - 11 December 1968
      Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Raoul de Keyser 1966-1970, 16 May - 7 June 1970
      Groningen, Groninger Museum, Haarlem, Frans Halsmuseum-De Hallen, s-Hertogenbosch, Noordbrabants Museum, Raoul de Keyser, Rondom de Werkelijkheid, 5 September – 5 October 1970, no. 32
      São Paulo, XI Bienal de São Paulo, 4 September - 15 November 1971, no. 3
      Antwerp, International Cultureel Centrum, Belgische inzending voor de XI Biennale van Sâo Paulo, 3 – 31 January 1972
      Konstanz, Rosgarten Museum, Belgische Kunst Heute, 1972
      Ghent, S.M.A.K.; Munich, Pinakothek der Moderne, Raoul de Keyser: Oeuvre, 22 September - 27 January 2019, p. 28 (illustrated)

Property from the Estate of Karel Geirlandt



signed and dated 'raoul de keyser 1968' on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
150 x 120 cm (59 x 47 1/4 in.)
Painted in 1968.

Full Cataloguing

£40,000 - 60,000 

Sold for £56,700

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 21 October 2020