ROBERTO MATTA (Chilean, 1911-2002)
Woman Impaled and Five Other Scenes, 1943
graphite and crayon on paper
23 by 28 inches (58.42 by 73.34 cm)
Roberto Sebastián Antonio Matta Echaurren (Spanish pronunciation: [roˈβeɾto ˈmata]; November 11, 1911 – November 23, 2002), better known as Roberto Matta, was one of Chile's best-known painters and a seminal figure in 20th century abstract expressionist and surrealist art.