• Lot 253

    Carl-Henning Pedersen (DANISH, 1913-2007)

    Red bird and mythical creature

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    Carl-Henning Pedersen (DANISH, 1913-2007)
    Red bird and mythical creature
    signed with initials and dated 'chp 1941' (lower right)
    pencil, watercolour and gouache on paper
    40.5 x 43.5 cm.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Nova Spectra, The Hague.


    Literature

    Willemijn Stokvis and Mariette Niermeyer, Het dynamische verbond met de materie. De informele kunst uit de jaren 1945-1960, Enschede 1983, p. 130, no. 64 (ill.)


    Exhibited

    Enschede, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Informele Kunst 1945-1960, December 1982-January 1983.
    Dordrecht, Dordrechts Museum, Informele Kunst 1945-1960, January-March 1983.
    Hasselt, Galerij Tamara Cultureel Centrum - Hasselt, De kracht van Cobra. Een verzameling, 19 May - 17 June 1989, (ill. on p. 36)
    Amstelveen, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Carl-Henning Pedersen, October-November 2000.
    Amstelveen, Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Het kind in Cobra, 28 October-28 January 2001.