6 April 2002
Lea Nikel (b. 1918)
signed and dated 'Lea Nikel 72' (lower right); signed again and dated '1972' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
39½ x 19¾ in. (100.2 x 50.2 cm.)
Painted in 1972
Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.
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