28 - 29 May 2008
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF FRANK AND JAYNE FERNÁNDEZ
Roger von Gunten (Swiss/Mexican B. 1933)
Pájaro muerto, pájaro bueno, pájaro malo
oil on canvas
20 x 26 1/8 in. (50.8 x 66.4 cm.)
Painted in 1961.
Galería Antonio Souza, Mexico City.
Acquired from the above by Frank and Jayne Fernández.
By descent to the present owners.
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