25 - 26 May 2016
Jose Leonilson (1957-1993)
signed and dated 'Leonilson SP 1985' (on the reverse)
acrylic on unstretched canvas
42 3/4 x 81 1/8 in. (109 x 206 cm.)
Painted in São Paulo in 1985.
Galeria Thomas Cohn, São Paulo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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Rio de Janeiro, Galeria Thomas Cohn, Leonilson, 14 March-7 April 7 1985.
We are grateful to the Projeto Leonilson for their assistance cataloguing this work.
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