8 March 2011
Gerard Pieter Adolfs (1897-1968)
Javanese boy with cockerel
signed 'ADOLFS' (lower left), and signed again, inscribed with title, dated and numbered '1960, No 618' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
40 x 30 cm.
The family of the artist.
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