Walter Leblanc - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Thursday, February 13, 2020 | Phillips

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    Walter Leblanc, 'Archétypes', Lot 178

    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, 14 February

  • Provenance

    Karel Geirlandt, Ghent
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Ghent, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Walter Leblanc, 7 April - 27 May 2001, p. 43

  • Literature

    Nicole Leblanc and Danielle Everarts de Velp-Seynaeve, Walter Leblanc, Catalogue Raisonné, Antwerp, 1997, no. 1385, p. 297
    Nicole Leblanc, Danielle Everarts de Velp-Seynaeve and Géraldine Chafik, Walter Leblanc. Addenda au Catalogue Raisonné: I, Antwerp, 2011, no. 1385, p. 79 (illustrated, p. 56)
    Francesca Pola, ed., Walter Leblanc, Brussels, 2017, no. 102, p. 129 (illustrated)

  • 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



signed 'walter leblanc' lower left; titled, inscribed and dated 'Archétypes G. 261.X a.d. 'gris grijs grey 1980' on the reverse
cotton threads, grey latex, graphite and wood on cardboard
80 x 59.8 cm (31 1/2 x 23 1/2 in.)
Executed in 1980.

£8,000 - 12,000 

Sold for £10,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 February 2020