30 June - 1 July 2009
Alexander Liberman (American, 1912-1999)
stamped with artist's initials, date and number 'AL 82 12/15' (on the side)
28 x 30½ x 18¾ in. (71.1 x 77.5 x 47.6 cm.)
Executed in 1982. This work is number twelve from an edition of fifteen.
Private Collection, Japan.
From whom acquired by the present owner in 2005.
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Sold with a photocertificate from the artist, dated 1990.
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