Desmond Morris - The Departure
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Artwork: Desmond Morris - The Departure
Size: 35.2 x 25.2 cm
Medium: Oil and sand on canvas board
Creation year: 1947
Marks: Signed initials and dated 'DM. 47 '(bottom right); signed, dated, titled and numbered 'Desmond Morris DM 1947 21 THE DEPARTURE' (back)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: The Mayor Gallery, Londres (acquis directement aupres de l'artiste); Collection Vera et Arturo Schwarz, Milan (acquis aupres de celle-ci, en janvier 1992); Don de celle-ci au Israel Museum, Jerusalem, en 1998
Exhibition history: Londres, The Mayor Gallery, Desmond Morris, mai-juin 1991; Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Dreaming with Open Eyes, The Vera and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Dada and Surrealist Art in the Israel Museum, decembre 2000-juin 2001, p. 194, No. 562 (illustre en couleurs au catalogue d'exposition); Rome, Complesso Monumentale del Vittoriano, Dada e surrealismo riscoperti, octobre 2009-fevrier 2010

Christie's Paris

Date: 2018-06-08
Lot Number: 104