28 May 2014
Aldemir Martins (Brazilian 1922-2006)
signed and dated 'Aldemir Martins, 1968-69' (lower right) signed and dated again 'Aldemir Martins, 1969' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
27½ x 27½ in. (69.9 x 69.9 cm.)
Painted in 1968-69.
Friends of Presbyterian Hospital, San Francisco.
Acquired from the above by the present owner (1990).
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