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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Belgium
    Thence by descent

  • Catalogue Essay

    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.

Property from the Estate of Karel Geirlandt

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Five Works, Skizzen für Bauwerke: i) Study for Museum; ii) Study for Bunker; iii) Study for Mein Grab; iv) Study for Sicherheit; v) Study for Kiste (Modell 1:20)

(i) dated '22.7.81' lower right
(iii) stencilled with the artist's name, numbered and inscribed 'THOMAS SCHÜTTE 16.11.1954 25.3.1996 MODELL 1:20' centre
(iv) dated '21.7.81' lower right
(v) dated '21.7.81' lower right

spray paint and lacquer on paper
(i) (ii) (v) 126.5 x 110 cm (49 3/4 x 43 1/4 in.)
(iii) (iv) 116.3 x 110 cm (45 3/4 x 43 1/4 in.)

Executed in 1981.

Estimate
£100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for £350,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 3 October 2019