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Lot 2037 Details

Description
Las Meninas [Ladies in waiting], 2000
Etching and collage on paper under Plexiglas
Edition 9/100, signed lower right: M. Valdes, numbered lower left
Sheet: 66" H x 37.5" W
Provenance: with Stein Gallery, Saint Louis, MO, 2000; Private Collection, San Diego, CA.
Notes: Valdes presents a unique take on Diego Velazquez's 17th Century group portrait in the present work which feaures Velazquez's central figure of Dona Margarita, daughter of King Philip of Spain. In this print, "Valdes create[s] a stark, single-line template of the young girl's form...He then manipulates this in various images by adding brush strokes, additional lines -- even the occasional cut-out shape fashioned from color copies of Picasso's cubist work" (J. Daniel, "Valdes' take on Velazquez's masterpiece is worthy effort", St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 28, 2001, p. F9).
Condition
Generally good condition. The paper with deckled edges. Framed floating and mounted to the back mat. Not examined out of the frame._x000D_
Framed: 78" H x 50" W x 2" D.
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Manolo Valdes (1942 - * Spanish)

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Apr 24, 2018
Starting Price $1,500
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