28 - 29 May 2009,
Price realised USD 25,000
USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Roger von Gunten (Swiss/Mexican b. 1933)
La larva vencida
signed with initials and dated '76' (lower right) also signed, dated and titled 'Von Gunten, 1976, Larva vencida' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
78¾ x 70 7/8 in. (200 x 180 cm.)
Painted in 1976.
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Window South collection, Menlo Park, California.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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