6 February 2003
Sandro Chia (b. 1946)
signed, titled and dated 'Sandro Chia Sul Collo 1981' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
33¾ x 36in. (86.5 x 91.5cm.)
Painted in 1981
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich.
Oliver Stahel, Zurich.
The Eric Clapton Collection, Christie's London, 29 May 1997, lot 14.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner.
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Basle, Galerie Beyeler, Portraits et Figures, February-April 1982, no. 20.
Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Sandro Chia. Bilder 1976-1983, December 1983-January 1984, no. 28.
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