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Asger Jorn (1914-1973)
signed and dated 'Asger Jorn 46' (lower right)
oil on canvas
76 x 90.5cm.
Painted in 1946
Helge Andersen, Frederikssund.
Holger Jugel, Aarhus.
Anon. sale, Christie's Amsterdam, 17 June 2009, lot 15.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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G. Atkins, Jorn in Scandinavia 1930-1953, London 1968, no. 458 (illustrated, p. 366).
Copenhagen, Galerie Gammel Strand, Gammel Strands Kunstkredts, 1965.
‘One is often better able to describe the struggle between people, the essential, by using fantastical animals, simple, primitive, naked instincts, than by painting a specific individual situation... We should describe ourselves as human animals’ -A. Jorn
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