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    Roberto Matta (Chilean, 1911-2002)
    Untitled, 1970
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 37-3/4 inches (101.6 x 95.9 cm)
    Signed lower left

    Mat Carone Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Florida;
    Private collection , Fort Lauderdale, Florida, acquired from the above, March 9, 1980.

    Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, "Matta: Paintings from South Florida Collections," March 9-27, 1983;
    Boca Raton Museum, Boca Raton, Florida, "Matta Re-Generation," January 16–March 9, 1997;
    Deland Museum of Art, Deland, Florida, "Forging Identity: Contemporary Latin American Art," September 6, 2013–January 5, 2014.

    Nova Southeastern University Art Museum, Matta: Paintings from South Florida Collections, exhibition catalogue, Fort Lauderdale, 1983, no. 20, illustrated;
    Boca Raton Museum, Matta Re-Generation, exhibition catalogue, Boca Raton, 1997, no. 21, illustrated;
    Deland Museum of Art, Forging Identity: Contemporary Latin American Art, exhibition catalogue, Deland, 2013, no. 31, illustrated.

    This work is registered in the Archives de l'Oeuvre de Matta, Tarquinia/Paris, and is accompanied by a photo-certificate of authenticity signed by Germana Ferrari Matta, dated May 9, 2016.

    More information about Roberto Matta, also known as Matta, Roberto, Roberto Matta, Roberto Matta Echaurren, Robert Matta.

    Estimate: $35,000 - $45,000.

    Condition Report*: Framed. Unlined canvas. Several half inch scratches to the lower center of the frame. Some mild frame abrasions.
    Framed Dimensions 41 X 39 Inches
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