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    Sale 5883

    20th Century British Art including The Olga Davenport Collection

    25 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    Congo The Chimp (1955 - 1964)

    Four-stage Painting

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Congo The Chimp (1955 - 1964)
    Four-stage Painting
    charcoal and oil on paper
    12 5/8 x 17¼ in. (32.1 x 43.8 cm.)
    Executed between 10 - 12th August 1957.


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    Provenance

    Purchased by Olga Davenport at the 1957 exhibition, 20 September 1957.


    Exhibited

    London, Institute of Contemporary Arts (Gallery), Paintings by Chimpanzees, September 1957, no. 13; this exhibition travelled to London, Institute of Contemporary Arts (Library), September - October 1957.