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Peter Blake (b. 1932)
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Peter Blake (b. 1932)

Giant (Study for Once upon a Time)

Peter Blake (b. 1932)
Giant (Study for Once upon a Time)
signed and dated 'Peter Blake 1984' (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on board
10 x 7in. (25.5 x 18cm.)
Painted in 1984
Claude Bernard Gallery, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.
New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, The School of London and Their Friends: the Collection of Elaine and Melvin Merians, October 2000-January 2001, no. 23 (illustrated in colour, p. 58). This exhibition later travelled to Purchase, Neuberger Museum of Art, January-May 2001.
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