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
    Mid-20th Century
  • 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
    48.5 in. H x 54 in. W x 0.75 in. D
    123 cm H x 137 cm W x 2 cm D
  • Seller Location
    Dallas, TX
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU87859641511
About the Seller

1stdibs seller since 2009

Typical response time: 2 hours

Located in Dallas, TX

Associations:
  • 20th Century Specialists

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