London, South Kensington
1 April 2004
Daniel Spoerri (b. 1930)
Relief de la fête des footballeurs
wood, glass, china, metal and plastic
37¼ x 28 5/8 x 6 1/8in. (94.6 x 72.7 x 15.5cm.)
Executed in 1977
Marika Malacorda, Geneva.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1977.
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Geneva, Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, 1993-2003 (on loan).
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