London, South Kensington
25 March 2010
ENRICO BAJ (1924-2003)
signed 'baj' (upper left)
gouache, wood, fabric and braiding on board
25¾ x 21¼in. (65.2 x 54.2cm.)
Galerie Christel, Helsinki.
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1975.
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E. Crispolti, Catalogo Generale Delle Opere Di Enrico Baj dal 1972 al 1996, Turin 1997, no. 1727 (illustrated, p. 175).
Punkaharju, Retretti Art Centre, Surrealism in Visual Arts and Film, May-September 1987.
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