22 October 2002
Gianni Colombo (1937-1993)
signed 'Gianni Colombo' (on the reverse)
acrylic, elastic bands and nails on panel
23 5/8 x 23 5/8in. (60 x 60cm.)
Executed in 1974-76
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
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E. Tadini, Gianni Colombo, una collezione 1959/1977, Milan, 1994, p. 93 (illustrated).
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