• Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5537

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    25 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 109

    ENRICO BAJ (1924-2003)

    Before Watergate

    Price Realised  


    ENRICO BAJ (1924-2003)
    Before Watergate
    signed 'baj' (upper left)
    gouache, wood, fabric and braiding on board
    25¾ x 21¼in. (65.2 x 54.2cm.)

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    Galerie Christel, Helsinki.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1975.


    E. Crispolti, Catalogo Generale Delle Opere Di Enrico Baj dal 1972 al 1996, Turin 1997, no. 1727 (illustrated, p. 175).


    Punkaharju, Retretti Art Centre, Surrealism in Visual Arts and Film, May-September 1987.