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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    Asger Jorn (1914-1973)

    Promenade familiale

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    Estimate

    Asger Jorn (1914-1973)
    Promenade familiale
    signed 'Jorn' (lower right); signed tiled and dated 'PROMENADE FAMILIALE JORN 58' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    35 x 46in. (88.8 x 116.8cm.)
    Painted in 1958


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    "Art is life form: beautiful, ugly, impressive, disgusting, meaningless, grim, contradictory, etc.- It makes no difference, as long as it is life, vigorously pouring forth."
    (A. Jorn quoted, exh. cat., Asger Jorn, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark, 2003).

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    Provenance

    John Trouillard, Anvers.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1970.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR


    Literature

    G. Atkins, Asger Jorn The Crucial Years: 1954-1964, London 1977, no. 1094 (illustrated, unpaged).