16 - 17 December 2010
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Willie M. Birch (American, 1942)
Untitled (Boy in red hat with buttons)
signed and dated 'BIRCH 91'' (on the lower neck)
acrylic on papier-mâché
13 x 7 x 10 in. (33 x 17.8 x 25.4 cm.)
Executed in 1991.
with Luise Ross Gallery, New York.
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