• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7835

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    12 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 189

    ASGER JORN (1914-1973)

    THE YOUNG COUPLE

    Price Realised  

    ASGER JORN (1914-1973)
    THE YOUNG COUPLE
    SIGNED, TITLED AND DATED 'DET UNQE PAR 1952-53 ASGER JORN' (ON THE REVERSE)
    OIL ON MASONITE
    21½ X 21 7/8IN. (54.5 X 55.5CM.)
    PAINTED IN 1952-53


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    Provenance

    ANON. SALE, SOTHEBY'S LONDON, 28 JUNE 1984, LOT 515.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION


    Literature

    G. ATKINS, JORN IN SCANDINAVIA 1930-1953, LONDON 1968, NO. 788 (ILLUSTRATED, P. 402).


    Exhibited

    AARHUS, RAADHUSHALLEN, AARHUS-UDSTILLINGEN 1953, OCTOBER-NOVEMBER 1953, NO. 75A.
    AARHUS, RAADHUSHALLEN, AARHUS-AABENRAA-AALBORG-UDSTILLENGEN 1961, SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 1961, NO. 94.