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Jean-Michel Atlan

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  • Pharaon III

Jean-Michel Atlan

(Constantine, 1913 – Paris, 1960)

Pharaon III, 1959

Oil on canvas
Signed and dated lower left Atlan 59
Inscribed, dated and titled on the back on the stretcher
ATLAN 59
PHARAON III
60 x 92 cm

 

Provenance :
- Galleria Pater, Milan
- Private collection, France

 

Exhibition :
Les Non-Figuratifs du Midi autour de Atlan, Rencontres d'Art, Musée Ingres, Montauban, 17 April - 20 May 1986

 

Literature :
- Les Non-Figuratifs du Midi autour de Atlan, catalogue of the exhibition of the Musée Ingres, Montauban, 1986, n° 8
- Atlan Catalogue raisonné de l'œuvre complet by Jacques Polieri, éditions Gallimard, Paris, 1996, described on p. 390 and reproduced in colour on p. 391 under n° 832

 

"The title gives the viewer a suggestion," said Jean-Michel Atlan.