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Stanislaus Rapotec

Fiesta in Spain, 1967

Price: $45,000

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Catalogue number: 13

PVA on board

183.00 x 122.00

signed l.r. and again with title on reverse

Provenance:

Private Collection, Sydney, 1986;
Private Collection, Melbourne, since then

Exhibited:

Possibly Stanislaus Rapotec, Gallery A, Melbourne, November 1968, no. 6 (as ‘Fiesta in Seville’ - the artist's titles were not always consistent, see below);
On loan to the Albury Regional Art Gallery, 1988 - 2008

Literature & references:

Laurie Thomas, Stanislaus Rapotec, Art and Australia, Vol 8, No 2, 1970, illus p 129 (as ‘Experience in Spain’, Collection of the Artist);
Ronald Miller “Instant tributes in sign language”, The Australian, Nov 16, 1968;
Alan McCulloch, “Medieval spirit” The Herald, 6 Nov 1968;
Ronald Miller, Civilized Magic, Sorrett Publishing Melbourne, 1974, see p 124 for a similar work ‘Religious Procession in Spain’:
“Rapotec… is a passionate reactor whose visions skate across the hardboard in a loosely brushed, aggressive set of shorthand symbols.  His paint is a liquid smearing of brown and yellow ochres relieved by opaque whitish accents, the surface crumbly and dry-looking…. His appetite for the visual experience gobbles up impressions of Spain and restates them in a heavy, dark-umbered scrawl that suggests the dusty crowd scenes at some religious festival or procession.” (Millar, op. cit. p 123)

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