5 December 2013
Bob Thompson (1936-1966)
Men and Birds
signed and dated 'BThompson/63' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
36½ x 36½ in. (92.7 x 92.7 cm.)
Mr. and Mrs. Herb and Nancy Weingarten, acquired from the above.
Doyle, New York, 20 May 2008, lot 2188.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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