Lot n° 26
1000 - 1200 EUR
Result with fees
Roberto MATTA (1911-2002). L.A.S. with drawing,... - Lot 26 - Ader
Roberto MATTA (1911-2002). L.A.S. with drawing, to the gallery owner Julien Lévy; 2 pages in-4 in black pencil with red and green highlights (some small slits on the edges). Beautiful and rare illustrated letter from the Chilean surrealist painter. At the top of the first page, Matta calligraphed in large letters "Julien" with black and red grease pencils, and drew a green shape, surrounded by pencil strokes, captioned: "Fatal circles of the fly". " At the tenebrum of the theatrical death of the city, purring of this red lake of lobster, or as a construction of the spirit one could have lost, in a photographic atmosphere, the white girl (limit of the representation of this color). Black waters of the Gulf, I hide you ! damn you "... He learned from Calas that Watson in London wants to reproduce one of his paintings in colour : " I don't have a single photograph of my paintings, expensive embroidery, I don't know the price of a colour photo, but if it's possible, well ". It would be necessary to send if possible the negative in color "of the canvas with the central tree, with the multiple problems of the vision (reploiement in its astral being). Canvas 15 Figure, which is in the gallery and which answers to the name of "Memorable transformations of the dead". He advises him to phone Lee who would do a good job, and to send the negative by plane, as they are in a hurry in London. He ends his letter: "A modern but rare love for the Muse and you". He signs "Matta" in green and red. Tribute to Julien Lévy (Tajan 5-7 October 2004, no. 683).
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