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Roberto Matta

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Roberto Sebastian Antonio Matta Eschaurren, said Roberto Matta, was born in Chile (Chiloe) in 1911. Grown in a worthy family, he studied Architecture at the University of Santiago-du-Chili and obtained his degree in architecture in 1931. He came to Europe, visited numerous countries, and settled down one time in Paris where he worked in Le Corbusiers atelier. He left Paris for London and . . .

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Original signed etching de  : Les Adieux
Les Adieux
1981 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the book "Les Adieux". Editions Temps Actuels, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Viens voir
Viens voir
1969 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist. L'Oeuvre grav Ed., Bern. Without
Original signed etching de  : Signe I, n7
Signe I, n7
1961 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, issued for "Signe I" n7 (first serie) of Imre Pan, Paris. Presented in its original publisher's... Without
Book with etchings de  : Ubu Roi
Ubu Roi
1982 Book under folder and slipcase. "Ubu Roi. Drame en cinq actes", drama in five plays by Alfred Jarry, illustrated with 8 original full-page etchings... Without
Portfolio with etchings de  : Le Verbo Hommrica, Version 2
Le Verbo Hommrica,...
1987 Portfolio with a text (first edition) by Roberto Sebastian Matta, illustrated with a suite of 6 original etchings and aquatints, each signed in... Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title XII
Unknown title XII
Circa 1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Essay of colors. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title XI
Unknown title XI
Circa 1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Essay of colors. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title X
Unknown title X
Circa 1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Essay of colors. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title IX
Unknown title IX
Circa 1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Essay of colors. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title VIII
Unknown title VIII
Circa 1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Essay of colors. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title VII
Unknown title VII
Circa 1990 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title VI
Unknown title VI
Circa 1980 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Le Verbo Hommerica III
Le Verbo Hommerica...
1987 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album " Le Verbo Hommerica". Ed. Sistan, Lugano. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Le Verbo Hommerica II
Le Verbo Hommerica...
1987 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album " Le Verbo Hommerica". Ed. Sistan, Lugano. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Le Verbo Hommerica I
Le Verbo Hommerica I
1987 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album " Le Verbo Hommerica". Ed. Sistan, Lugano. Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere V - N'ous, plate 10
Hom'mere V - N'ous,...
1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere V - N'ous". Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere V - N'ous, plate 3
Hom'mere V - N'ous,...
1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere V - N'ous". Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere V - N'ous, plate 4
Hom'mere V - N'ous,...
1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere V - N'ous". Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere V - N'ous, plate 2
Hom'mere V - N'ous,...
1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere V - N'ous". Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere V - N'ous, plate 5
Hom'mere V - N'ous,...
1985 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere V - N'ous". Without
Original signed etching de  : El verboamericana
El verboamericana
1989 Original etching in colours, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Unknown title V
Unknown title V
Circa 1989 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Festival of Avignon
Festival of Avignon
1977 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, poster before the letter printed by Mourlot for France Culture - Festival of Avignon. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Imprim en France
Imprim en France
1992 Original screenprint, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort VIII
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort VII
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort VI
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort V
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort IV
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort III
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort II
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : La Danse de la mort I
La Danse de la mort...
1972 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album of 8 prints "La Danse de la mort" (by Strindberg). Brjesson... Without
Book with etchings de  : FMR
FMR
1971 Portfolio comprising a poem by Roberto Matta and the suite of 10 original etchings and aquatints on Japanese paper by the artist, each signed in... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Falbala
Falbala
1973 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etchings de  : Centre Noeuds
Centre Noeuds
1974 Portfolio with a poem by Antonin Artaud, illustrated with 10 original etchings and aquatints in colours, signed in pencil by the artist. The suite on... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Falbala
Falbala
1973 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original etching de  : The sea
The sea
1970 Original etching in colors, aquatint, unsigned, extracted from the book "Paroles peintes IV". O. Lazar-Vernet Ed., Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Chaosmos
Chaosmos
1973 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Hom' mere I Chaosmos". Ed. Georges Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Io sentia gi da la mar destra il gorgo
Io sentia gi da la...
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Le Acque d'Arno". Ed. "B", Florence. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Pioggia o fiume
Pioggia o fiume
1970 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Le Acque d'Arno". Ed. "B", Florence. Without
Original signed print de  : Without title IV
Without title IV
1970 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist. Le Point du Jour Ed., Grenoble. Without
Original signed etching de  : Les Oh! tomobiles X
Les Oh! tomobiles X
1972 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Les Oh! tomobiles VII
Les Oh! tomobiles...
1972 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original poster de  : Visat
Visat
Circa 1975 Original poster for the Georges Visat Editions, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Orbis yeux
Orbis yeux
1973 Original lithograph in 6 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Empreinte Ed., Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : 15 years of graphik work
15 years of graphik...
1979 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "15 years of graphik work". Ed. Poligrafia, Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Nous ne sommes pas au monde
Nous ne sommes pas...
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : L'explosion qui claire mon abime
L'explosion qui...
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Damn par l'arc en ciel
Damn par l'arc en...
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Des secrets pour changer la vie
Des secrets pour...
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Attire le gai venin
Attire le gai venin
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Je fixe les vertiges
Je fixe les vertiges
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Je suis intact
Je suis intact
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : Feu, feu sur moi
Feu, feu sur moi
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed etching de  : L'me est une inconnue
L'me est une...
1978 Original etching, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "A season in hell". Ed. Poligrafia Barcelona. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Caballazo
Caballazo
1975 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the portfolio "Burundun-da". Ed. C. Waugh, Madrid. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Ca A
Ca A
1976 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Private Edition, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Les Jupitiens
Les Jupitiens
1967 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Prisunic, Paris. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Tromp'homme
Tromp'homme
1973 Etching and aquatint printed in brown on gold paper laid down on Arches, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Contropbasse
Contropbasse
1973 Etching and aquatint printed in brown on gold paper laid down on Arches, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Flute
Flute
1973 Etching and aquatint printed in brown on gold paper laid down on Arches, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Without
Original signed etchings de  : Carne-Amont
Carne-Amont
1979 Portfolio with 6 original etchings in color, signed in pencil by the artist, editor's drystamp in the lower right. Page of justification with the... Without
Signed etching aquatint de  : Etre hommonde
Etre hommonde
1977 Original etching and aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist, extracted from the album "Hom'mere III - L'Ergonaute". Ed. Georges Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Without title III
Without title III
1968 Original lithograph in 5 colors, signed in pencil by the artist. Transworld Art Publisher, New York. Without
Original signed etching de  : Hom'mere, Chaosmos II
Hom'mere, Chaosmos...
1974 Original etching, aquatint, signed in pencil by the artist. Print 10 extracted from the album "Hom'mere". Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Book with etching de  : La fin et la manire
La fin et la manire
1965 Livre-object by Roberto Matta, newspaper covered base, illustrated and printed wrapper. Text by Jean-Pierre Duprey, vorword (red letter) by Alain... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Unknown title IV
Unknown title IV
Circa 1978 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Original etching de  : The sea
The sea
1970 Original etching in colors, aquatint, signed in pencil, extracted from the suite of the book "Paroles peintes IV". O. Lazar-Vernet Ed., Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Revolver por debajo del agua
Revolver por debajo...
Circa 1978 Original lithograph, signed in pencil by the artist. Without
Single work Single work de  : Title unknown III
Title unknown III
Circa 1970 Original pastel on paper, signed in bottom on the right by the artist. Without
Original signed etching de  : Contrebasse
Contrebasse
1973 Etching and aquatint printed in brown on gold paper laid down on Arches, signed in pencil by the artist. Ed. Sonet, Stockholm. Without
Signed multiple de  : Design of Intention
Design of Intention
1975 Multiple patinated steel sculpture, signed and numbered on the basis (wood). Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Mixed technique print de  : Hom'mere, Chaosmos
Hom'mere, Chaosmos
1974 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil by the artist. Etching 2 extracted from the album "Hom'mere". Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Characters III
Characters III
1968 Original etching, aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre grav, Bern. Without
Original signed etching de  : Cherche Eve
Cherche Eve
1971 Original etching, aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre grav, Bern. Without
Original signed etching de  : Without title II
Without title II
1968 Original etching, aquatinte, signed in pencil, printed by Georges Visat (Paris). Without
Signed mixed technique print de  : Feuilles ouvertes
Feuilles ouvertes
1971 Original etching, aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre grav, Bern. Without
Original signed etching de  : Reorganization of freedom
Reorganization of...
1975 Original etching, signed in pencil. Without
Signed etching de  : Sex-Uberant
Sex-Uberant
1979 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed screenprint de  : Title unknown II
Title unknown II
Circa 1980 Original screenprint, signed in pencil. Without
Single work Original signed drawing de  : Trojan horse
Trojan horse
1974 Original drawing in pastels, signed by the artist. On verso, annotation "Hom'mre". Without
Signed mixed technique print de  : Chair de rousse
Chair de rousse
1974 Original etching, aquaforte, aquatinte and embossing, signed in pencil. Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Hcatombe de toros
Hcatombe de toros
1971 Original lithograph in 6 colours, signed in pencil. Ed. London Arts Incorporated, London. Without
Signed etchings de  : Hom'mere, L'Eautre
Hom'mere, L'Eautre
1975 Suite of 10 original etchings, aquatinte, signed in pencil by Roberto Sebastian Matta. Ed. Georges Visat, Paris. Without
Mixed technique print de  : La mer du temps
La mer du temps
1965 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Print 3 extracted from the album "Srie Or", Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Original signed aquatint de  : Les toiles en dessous
Les toiles en...
1965 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Print 4 extracted from the album "Srie Or", Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Original etching de  : Tempte de libert
Tempte de libert
1965 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Print 2 extracted from the album "Srie Or", Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Signed etching de  : El verboamericana
El verboamericana
1989 Original etching in colours, aquaforte, signed in pencil. Without
Illustrated book de  : Les Manifestes du Surralisme
Les Manifestes du...
1947 Illustrated book. Text by Andr Breton, "Les Manifestes du Surralisme, suivis de Prolgomnes un troisime Manifeste du Surralisme ou non",... Without
Original signed etchings de  : Ma chair rie
Ma chair rie
1978 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil, extracted from the album "Requiem pour la fin des temps" (Francis Bacon, Henry Moore, Roberto Matta... Without
Signed etchings de  : Nid de noeuds
Nid de noeuds
1978 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil, extracted from the album "Requiem pour la fin des temps" (Francis Bacon, Henry Moore, Roberto Matta... Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Les Vnusiennes
Les Vnusiennes
1973 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Prisunic, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Without title
Without title
1975 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Extracted from "Paroles peintes V". Ed. O. Lazar-Vernet, Paris. Without
Original signed etching de  : Acrobats (B)
Acrobats (B)
1972 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. Archives Grillon, New York. Stamp drawn by the artist on verso. Without
Original signed etching de  : Nymphe
Nymphe
1979 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Without
Etching signed de  : On se lasse ...
On se lasse ...
1974 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. Brjeson, Malm. Title : On se lasse de tout sauf du contraire. Without
Etching signed de  : Flute and flutists
Flute and flutists
1969 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre Grave, Bern. Title : Flute et flutistes Without
Etching aquaforte aquatint de  : Characters III
Characters III
1968 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre Grave, Bern. Title : Personnages III Without
Original signed etching de  : Characters II
Characters II
1966 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. L'Oeuvre Grave, Bern. Title : Personnages II Without
Original signed etching de  : Les Parnnos
Les Parnnos
1967 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Without
Etching aquaforte aquatint de  : Acrobats (A)
Acrobats (A)
1972 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil. Ed. Archives Grillon, New York. Stamp drawn by the artist on verso. Without
Etching aquaforte aquatint de  : Alive mortality VI
Alive mortality VI
1973 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil, extracted the book "Vivante Mortalit", Ed. G. Visat, Paris Without
Original etching de  : Alive mortality VII
Alive mortality VII
1973 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil, extracted the book "Vivante Mortalit", Ed. G. Visat, Paris Without
Etching signed de  : Alive mortality IV
Alive mortality IV
1973 Original etching, aquaforte and aquatinte, signed in pencil, extracted the book "Vivante Mortalit", Ed. G. Visat, Paris Without
Etching signed de  : Homage to Man Ray
Homage to Man Ray
1972 Original etching, signed in pencil. Published by Visat, Paris. Without
Lithograph signed de  : The doubt of the 3 worlds
The doubt of the 3...
1976 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Ed. Helion, Paris Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Mortadel
Mortadel
1975 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Burundun-da". Ed. C. Waugh, Madrid Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Ataudandolo
Ataudandolo
1975 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Burundun-da". Ed. C. Waugh, Madrid Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Trompetopeya
Trompetopeya
1975 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Burundun-da". Ed. C. Waugh, Madrid Without
Original signed lithograph de  : Caballazo
Caballazo
1975 Original lithograph in 4 colors, signed in pencil, extracted from the portfolio "Burundun-da". Ed. C. Waugh, Madrid Without
Original etching de  : Alive mortality III
Alive mortality III
1973 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil, extracted the book "Vivante Mortalit", Ed. G. Visat, Paris Without
Etching signed de  : Alive mortality II
Alive mortality II
1973 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil, extracted the book "Vivante mortalit", Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Etching de  : Alive mortality I
Alive mortality I
1973 Original etching, aquaforte, signed in pencil, extracted from the book "Alive mortality", Ed. G. Visat, Paris. Without
Etching aquaforte aquatint de  : Ioessa
Ioessa
1972 Original etching (aquaforte and aquatint), signed in pencil. Without
Original lithograph signed de  : Vnusienne
Vnusienne
1972 Original lithograph, signed in pencil, comes from the suite. Without
Original lithograph signed de  : Falbala
Falbala
1973 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Lithograph de  : The lower face
The lower face
1973 Original lithograph, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Les Oh! Tomobiles
Les Oh! Tomobiles
1972 Original etching, signed in pencil. Without
Etching de  : Woman without head
Woman without head
1974 Original etching, signed in pencil. Without

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)

Catalogue(s) raisonné(s)
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Bibliographic track & more

To read about the artist :
  • Sur Matta , M. Fardoulis-Lagrange, Belfond, Paris, 1969
  • Roberto Matta , Dominique Bozo, MNAM, Paris, 1985
  • Matta : entretiens morpholgiques , Sistan, Lugano, 1987
  • Matta, Wieland Schmied, Wasmuth Verleger, 1991
  • Matta - Corpo a corpo, Giuliano Briganti, Ed. Feltrinelli, 1993
  • Masson et Matta : les deux univers , O. Paz, Yokohama Museum of Art, 1994
  • L'occhio la finestra, collectif, cat. d'expo., Galleria Maggiore, 2002
  • Matta 1911-2011, collectif, cat. d'expo., Ed. IVAM, Valencia, 2011
  • Matta Sculpture, A. Calarota, F. Gualdoni, cat. d'expo., Silvana Ed., 2015
  • Matta - in the 1950' and 1960', M. Sawin, PaceWildenstein Ed., 2016
To read from the artist :
  • Entretiens sur le surralisme et la rvolution , F.C. Toussaint, Juin 1966
  • Les yeux du cosmos - Entretiens avec R. M., E. Carrasco, Manuella Ed., 2013
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Mouvements de l'art

  • + SURREALISM / 1924-1969 / Marcel Duchamp, Dora Maar, Kurt Schwitters, Taro Okamoto, Antonio Berni, etc.
  • + ATELIER 17 / 1927-1965 / Anton Prinner, Mauricio Lasansky, Jacques Lipchitz, Mark Rothko, etc.
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