Roberto Matta

1911-2002, Chilean

"The Moon Catcher," 1960

Color etching and aquatint on paper under glass
Edition 33/50, signed and numbered in pencil lower margin: Matta
Image: 14.5" H x 18.75" W; Sheet: 19.75" H x 25.75" W

  • Provenance: The Collection of Dr. Denis Bettencourt
  • Literature: Sabatier, 51.
  • Notes: "[Roberto Matta] was the most energetic, enthusiastic, poetic, charming, brilliant young artist that I've ever met... He gave me a ten year education in surrealism."
    – Robert Motherwell
  • Condition: Generally good condition. The paper with full margins deckled on all sides. The paper very slightly toned. A 1.5" crease in the lower margin at left. Minor handling creases lightly scattered throughout. Framed floating and hinged to the back mat.

    Frame: 26.25" H x 32.25" W x 1.75" D

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