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Staccato

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Staccato is the product of an extraordinary and short-lived period of artistic experimentation in Buenos Aires, which the painter described as a moment of “great vitality.” [1] As Argentina experienced new economic prosperity and social freedom in the early and mid-1960s, intellectual and...

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Signed

On reverse: CESAR PATERNOSTO, STACCATO: 1965

Provenance

Private collection, Buenos Aires. Private collection, Latin America. November 20, 2008, Latin American Sale #2054, Christie's, New York, lot 69, to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Leigh and Stephen Braude Fund for Latin American Art

Copyright

© CP

1965

Dimensions

Height x width: 59 x 70 3/4 in. (149.9 x 179.7 cm)

Accession Number

2008.1405

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

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