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Hand-Painted Paper Collage Attributed to Sven Markelius for Illums Bolighus

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From an important Dallas Texas estate. This artwork is an assemblage of countless hand cut and painted paper triangles arranged to create a captivating geometric depth of field. The shapes change every time you look at it. Truly a remarkable piece. Purchased from Illums Bolighus in the 1960s. Attributed to Swedish Architect Sven Markelius. This is a statement piece that adds a great amount of depth, color and intrigue to anywhere it is placed.

Details

  • Date of manufacture
    circa 1960s
  • Period
  • Condition
    Good. Some small tears and losses that could easily be restored around the perimeter of the work from the frame. .
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor fading.
  • Dimensions

    H 48.5 in. x W 54 in. x D .75 in.

    H 123.19 cm x W 137.16 cm x D 1.91 cm

  • Seller location
    Dallas, TX
  • Reference number
    LU87859641511

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