Victor Vasarely - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Thursday, June 24, 2021 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Private Collection, United States (acquired directly from the artist)
    Acquired directly from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Arras, Centre Culturel Noriot, Victor Vasarely: Rétrospective 1947–1986, February 6, 1992–April 18, 1993, p. 25 (illustrated)
    New York, Robert Miller Gallery, Victor Vasarely: Black and White Paintings from the 1950s, October 16–November 13, 2004
    London, Robert Sandelson, Victor Vasarely in Black & White, October 21–December 17, 2005, no. 18, p. 28, n.p. (illustrated, p. 29; incorrect dimensions cited)

Property from an Important Los Angeles Collection


Grilles II

signed "Vasarely–" lower center; signed, titled, inscribed and dated "VASARELY 941 "GRILLES 2" 1952–1960 Vasarely–" on the reverse
acrylic on canvas
65 3/8 x 34 5/8 in. (166.1 x 87.9 cm)
Conceived in 1952–1960 and painted circa 1991, this work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist.

The authenticity of the present work has been confirmed by Pierre Vasarely, President of the Fondation Vasarely, universal legatee and the moral right holder of Victor Vasarely. This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné de l'Oeuvre Peint de Victor Vasarely, which is currently being compiled by the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence.

$100,000 - 150,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 24 June 2021