Wolfgang Paalen (1905-1959)
Vol de Moustiques (Mosquito Flight)
signed with the artist's initials 'WP' (lower right)
ink, soot and gouache on paper
27.5 x 21cm.
Executed in 1938
Estate of the Artist, Isabel Marin de Paalen, Mexico City.
Andreas Neufert, Berlin-Schöneberg.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2009.
Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, Felons, 2005.
San Francisco, Frey Norris Gallery, Wolfgang Paalen: Implicit Spaces, 2007, no. 11 (illustrated, p. 24).
Kaufbeuren, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Fever, 2008.
Dusseldorf, Museum Kunstpalast, Le grand geste! Informel and Abstract Expressionism, 1946-1964, 2010, no. 9 (illustrated, p. 16).
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