T 1982 - U 11. 1982. Acrylic on canvas. Signed and dated in lower right. Stretcher inscribed "Hartung T 1982 - U11" and with direction arrow and inscription by a hand other than that of the artist. 60 x 73 cm (23.6 x 28.7 in).
The work is registered at the archive of the Fondation Hans Hartung et Anna-Eva Bergmann, Antibes, and will be included into the forthcoming catalog raisonné.
PROVENANCE: Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen (verso with the stamp). Private collection Switzerland.
EXHIBITION: Hans Hartung - Neue Bilder, Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen, July 9 - September 24, 1988, cat. no. 12.
"In my opinion painting that is called abstract knows no -isms, as there have been so many of them recently, it is neither 'style' nor an 'era' in art history, but just a new means of expression, a different human language - one that is more direct than earlier painting ever was." (Hans Hartung)