1 - 2 July 2008
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, MEXICO CITY
Didier Marcel (French, b. 1961)
acrylic on cardboard on an iron stand
13¼ x 10½ x 10½ in. (33.7 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm.)
Executed in 1989.
with Galerie Froment & Putman, Paris.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1991.
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Please note that the correct dimensions in the printed catalogue should read: 13¼ x 10½ x 10½ inches (33.7 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm.).
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