5 June 2007
Asger Jorn (DANISH, 1914-1973)
oil on canvas
26.5 x 24.5 cm.
Painted in 1948.
Hanne Finsen, Copenhagen
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Guy Atkins, Asger Jorn in Scandinavia, London 1968, p. 247, p. 379 (ill.), no. 570.
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