17 June 2009
Corneille (BELGIAN, B. 1922)
signed and dated 'Corneille '86' (lower right)
ink, gouache and pencil on paper
23.5 x 31 cm. (2)
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Annemijn van Grimbergen
Michel Ragon, Corneille toujours en route, Mälmo 1991, p. 38-40 (ill.)
Malmö, Galleri GKM Siwert Bergström, Images de bêtes, 13 September-14 November 1986 (ill.)
Copenhagen, Galleri Asbaek, 1987.
This lot will be sold with the book Images de bêtes, published by Siwert Bergström, Malmö 1986.
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