Jean Dubuffet Site Inhabited by Objects 1965

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Jean Dubuffet 1901–1985
Site Inhabited by Objects
Site habité d'objets
Date 1965
Medium Acrylic paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1302 x 1622 x 27 mm
frame: 1346 x 1670 x 80 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1966
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Jean Dubuffet born 1901 [- 1985]

T00870 Site habité d'Objets (Site inhabited by Objects) 1965

Inscribed 'J. Dubuffet | 65' b.r. and on back 'Site habité | d'objets | J. Dubuffet | mai 65'
Vinyl on canvas, 51 x 63 3/4 (130 x 162)
Purchased from the artist through the Galerie Beyeler, Basle, and the Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris (Grant-in-Aid) 1966
Exh: Jean Dubuffet: Paintings, Tate Gallery, April-May 1966 (128, repr.); Jean Dubuffet, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, June-August 1966 (120, repr.)
Lit: Max Loreau, Catalogue des Travaux de Jean Dubuffet XXI: L'Hourloupe II (Paris 1968), No.129, p.76 and repr. in colour

Another 'Hourloupe' painting [see also T00869 and T01575], executed from 1-3 May 1965. There is a suggestion of a landscape with various unidentifiable objects.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.184, reproduced p.184

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