4 - 5 March 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF PHILIP BALOUN
This lot is offered without a reserve
James Suzuki (AMERICAN, b. 1932)
signed and dated 'Suzuki 56' (lower left); signed and dated again 'J. SUZUKI 1956' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
48 x 60 in. (121.9 x 152.4 cm.)
Painted in 1956.
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This lot is offered without reserve.
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