International Art Auction

December 05, 2016

LOT 17

Lot 17

Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)

Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
Lot 17 Details
Victor Vasarely (1906-1997), Hungarian/French

TRIDIM-C, 1968

Acrylic on canvas; signed “Vasarely” lower left, signed, inscribed, titled and dated 1968 in black felt tip pen verso, numbered “Vasarely #12500” to gallery label verso
Square/Lozenge 63" x 63" — 160 x 160 cm.; 89.75" x 89.75" — 228 x 228 cm.

Estimate $50,000-$75,000

Realised: $102,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
  • Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
  • Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
  • Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)
  • Victor Vasarely (1906-1997)

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, “Vasarely #12500” as “tempera on canvas” inscribed to the gallery label verso;
Private Collection, Ontario since circa 1990


Victor Vasarely, Vasarely, Alpine Fine Arts Collection Ltd., New York, NY, 1979, fig. XXXV, illustrated


The authenticity of this work has been confirmed by the artist’s son, Pierre Vasarely. This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné de l’oeuvre peint de Victor Vasarely, currently being compiled by the Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence, France.


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LOT 17

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  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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