A major piece of COTTAVOZ in a sale of SADDE; held secret.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 17:30.
This work can be called, one of the masterpieces of COTTAVOZ, Year 1957, without concessions.
Rare and difficult piece.
Estimate: 3,000 – 3,200 €,
Fine size, good condition, oil on canvas, 59 cm x72 cm.
The frame is handmade by COTTAVOZ, close to the Figures (73 cm x 60 cm).
At the time, COTTAVOZ made its own frames and interlinings, it put the canvas linen hammer upholsterers with studded seeds. (The seeds are small black nails used to fix the canvases on the slices of the wooden frame). COTTAVOZ bought his equipment in LYON at his color shop, shop run by the mother of Philibert CHARRIN.
This work would have its place in a state collection, ‘The collection of the Museum of Modern Art of the New School of Paris and the new figuration of the Lyonnaise school’. But where will it be, Lyon, Paris, Provinces? To be continued…
Sold by the auctioneers Guilhem and Christophe Sadde, 13 Rue Paul Cabet, 21000 Dijon.
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