28 - 29 May 2008,
Price realised USD 29,800
USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
Victor Rodríguez (Mexican b. 1970)
titled, dated and signed 'KAFKA, Nov. 15, 1999, Victor Rodríguez' (on the reverse)
acrylic on canvas
77¾ x 77¾ in. (197.5 x 197.5 cm.)
Painted in 1999.
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Galleria Marella, Milan.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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