Lot 103

Ion Ţuculescu

Couple on Yellow Field (Pereche pe Fond Galben)


Oil on paper laid on canvas
50 × 70 cm (19.7 × 27.6 inch)

Starting price €45,000


Artwork not available for purchase


Artwork description

Signed with the artist’s monogram ‘TUC’ (lower right)


Part of the ‘Ion ​Ț​uculescu’ 1965 ​grand ​retrospective exhibition at the Dalles Hall, Bucharest, the travelling retrospective exhibition of 1967 in Bucharest (cat. 47) and Pitești (cat. 31) and the ‘Țuculescu’ 1969 exhibition at Kunstnerforbundet Gallery, Oslo (16 - 28 October, cat.1)


Mentioned as ‘Pereche pe fond galben’ in the catalogue of the​ ​‘Ion ​Ț​uculescu’ ​1999 grand ​retrospective exhibition at the National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest (February - May, page 63, cat. 349)


Ion Ţuculescu

Craiova, Romania , 1910 - Bucharest, Romania, 1962


Solo (Selection)
  • 2012 - “The Ion Ţuculescu Retrospective Exhibition”, Art Museum, Timişoara, Romania (National)
  • 2011 - “Ion Ţuculescu Centenary”, Art Museum, Braşov, Romania (National)
  • 2010 - “Ion Ţuculescu Centenary”, The Cultural Center Art Society, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1999 - "Ion Țuculescu", National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1998 - “Ion Ţuculescu - graphics and sculptures”, Museum of Art Collections, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1995 - “In Memoriam Ion Ţuculescu”, Art Museum, Craiova, Romania (National)
  • 1985 - “Ion Ţuculescu” symposium, Art Museum, Craiova, Romania (National)
  • 1972 - “Ion Ţuculescu”, Warsaw, Leningrad, Prague and Bratislava (International)
  • 1970 - “Ion Ţuculescu”, Vienna, Austria (International)
  • 1970 - commemorative exhibition (60 years anniversary), Art Museum, Constanța, Romania (National)
  • 1969 - "Țuculescu", Kunstnerforbundet Gallery, Oslo, Norway (International)
  • 1968 - “Ion Ţuculescu”, Washington, Columbus, Ohio, San Francisco, San Bernadino, USA (International)
  • 1968 - "Țuculescu", Liljevalchs Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (International)
  • 1966 - Retrospective, Vennice Biennale (International)
  • 1965 - "The Ion Țuculescu Retrospective Exhibition", Dalles Hall, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1961 - "Ion Ţuculescu", National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1943 - Romanian Atheneum, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1942 - "The nude in Romanian contemporary art”, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1939 - Dalles Hall, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1938 - Romanian Atheneum, Bucharest, Romania (National)
Group (Selection)
  • 2009-2012 - “Culorile Avangardei”, Museu National de Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon, Portugal; Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Italy; Narodnie Galerie, Prague (International)
  • 2003 - “Artişti români peregrini prin lume - sec. XIX-XX”, The Art Museum, Craiova, Romania (National)
  • 1997 - “Masterpieces of Romania Interwars Painting from privite collections exhibition”, The National Museum Cotroceni, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1997 - “The Masters of Contemporary Romanian Art", The National Art Museum, Galați, Romania (National)
  • 1979 - “Dumitru Ghiaţă şi Ion Ţuculescu”, Mannheim, Germany (International)
  • 1974 - “Romanian Contemporary Painting from The Art Museum of Cluj’collection”, Budapest, Hungary (International)
  • 1960 - "Images from Dobrogea", Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1947 - "Romanian Contemporary Art", Budapest, Hungary (International)
  • 1943 - "Romanian Contemporary Art”, Berne, Switzerland (International)
  • 1942 - "The landscape in Romanian contemporary art”, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1941 - "Young Romanian Artists”, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 1940 - "Young Romanian Artists", Bucharest, Romania (National)
Biennial (Selection)
  • 1942 - Vennice Biennale (International)

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