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January 26, 2018 10:00 AMCalender

Roberto Sébastian Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002) Melodia-Melodio

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Roberto Sébastian Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002)

Melodia-Melodio, 1995, edition of 125 plus proofs, published by Nordstamp Fine Art, Buford, Georgia. Signed "Matta" in ink within the image l.r., numbered "124/125" in pencil within the image l.l. Color carborundum and etching, hand-colored with pastel and gouache on handmade paper, image/sheet size 43 1/4 x 35 in. (109.8 x 88.8 cm),framed.
Condition: Deckled edges, floated within the mat, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of a receipt from Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco, dated September 23, 2000, and two appraisal certificates dated October 25, 2000, and March 28, 2001.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Due to scale, the work cannot be examined out of frame without risking damage. However, the work is floated in the frame so all the edges are visible. The print is probably hinged at the corners. Minor cockling/rippling at top center edge and c.r. edge. No additional issues to report.

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