Artwork of the month


November 2017 Fine Arts

The Cigarette

The Cigarette by Peter Stämpfli is featured in the catalogue of the collection of the Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, directed by Jean-Paul Ameline and entitled Narrative Figuration (Milan, 5 Continents Editions, 2017), which is in the process of being printed and will be in bookstores late November. This piece, a true celebration of daily life and masterly in its simplicity, reminds us of the interest shown in the 1960s in the everyday by one of the most eminent Swiss artists of this movement.

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Peter STÄMPFLI (Deisswil, 1937)
The Cigarette
1964
Oil on canvas
Signed, dated, titled and dimensioned “P. Stämpfli 64 / "La Cigarette" (A) / 128 x 136” and countersigned “P. Stämpfli” on the rear of the canvas
136.2 × 128.5 cm
FGA-BA-STAMP-0001

Provenance
Galerie Sonia Zanettacci, Geneva

© Fondation Gandur pour l’Art, Genève. Photographer: Maurice Aeschimann

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