12 November 2003
Sigmar Polke (b. 1941)
signed and dated 'S. Polke 68' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
35 3/8 x 29 5/8 in. (90 x 75.2 cm.)
Painted in 1968.
Galerie René Block, Berlin
Anon. sale; Phillips, de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, 12 November 2001, lot 24
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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Zurich, Kunsthaus, Sigmar Polke, April-May 1984.
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