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    Sale 12245

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Auction

    7 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 372

    ENRICO BAJ (1924-2003)

    Op-là

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    Estimate

    ENRICO BAJ (1924-2003)
    Op-là
    signed 'baj' (lower right)
    oil, passementerie, felt and wooden elements on fabric
    36 ¼ x 28 ¾in. (92 x 73cm.)
    Executed in 1966


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    Provenance

    Studio Marconi, Milan.
    Gordon Locksley Gallery, Minneapolis.
    Mr. and Mrs. Martin Stein, Minneapolis (acquired from the above 1970).
    Thence by descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Collection, San Francisco


    Literature

    E. Crispolti, Catalogo generale Bolaffi dell’ opera di ENRICO BAJ, Turin 1973, no. 1187 (illustrated, p. 172).


    Exhibited

    Bologna, Galleria d’arte La Nuova Loggia, La Nuova Loggia presenta Studio Marconi : [mostra] dal 28 gennaio 1967], 1967.
    Paris, Galerie Rive Gauche, Personnages de Baj, 1968, 1968, no. 13.
    Indianapolis Art Museum, Paintings & Sculpture Today, 1969.