Mirror and white paper
Casals Pons, Amadeu [Vilassar de Dalt, 1930 - 2010]
Technique: Black ink and wash on paper
Dimensions: 62 x 49 cm
Date: 1989
Generic classification: Draw
General inventari: S/N
Location: Unknowed
Signed: "A Casals" (to ink, in the lower left angle) Exhibition: EXPO. Ynglada-GUILLOT 1989 EXPO. Ynglada-GUILLOT 1990. Bibliography: CAT. YNGLADA-GUILLOT 1989, p. 9, núm. 144; CAT. YNGLADA-GUILLOT 1990, p. 8, A (titled “Dins del mirall”); “Fundació Ynglada Guillot. Premi del XXVII Concurs de Dibuix”, La Vanguardia, June, 21, 1989, p. 26; PREMI YNGLADA-GUILLOT 50è aniversari 2012, p. 112, 113 (reproduced) and 114. Note: It is unknown what happened with this drawing, following the indication of the base n. 6 of the contest, should be retained in the Catalan Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Sant Jordi, entity thereafter handles Ynglada-Guillot Foundation. We attribute the initial organizational confusion and suffered significant structural difficulties then the institution, the fact that the drawing winner of this contest is the only of its location is unknown. The work was exhibited at the following shows the contest, within the space reserved for the winner of the previous edition expose a selection of his latest production. Exceptionally, the list of the ten works presented was included in the 1990 catalog (p. 8): "In the Mirror" (it is "Mirror and white paper" award in 1989), "Still Life", "Composition "," Plato "," Last test "," Empordà "" Disco "," leisure time "," bottles "and" Cup and bottles ". We know that the artist is present any other editions of the contest. Amadeu Casals, son of a goldsmith, had a self-taught and began painting in the late 50s. He devoted himself mainly to landscape and still life, which developed through painting and especially watercolor. (Artist Web: http://www.amadeucasalspons.com/)

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