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Per Kirkeby (1938-2018)
Blomsternes farver II (The colours of the flowers II)
signed, titled and dated 'Blomsternes farver II PER KIRKEBY juli 1974' (on the reverse)
oil, chalk, découpage and printed paper collage on masonite, in artist's frame
image: 94 x 65cm.
overall: 95.5 x 66cm.
Executed in 1974
Provenance
Birte Inge Christensen and John Hunov Collection, Copenhagen.
Thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
J. Hunov, Birthe Inge Christensen & John Abildgaard Hunov's Samling af nutidig kunst, Copenhagen 1975, no. 45.
The Nordic Countries, exh.cat., Venice, The Venice Biennale, 1980.
B. Hessellund and F. Terman Frederiksen, Hjælp! Jeg er samler. Birte Inge Christensen og John Hunov's Samlinger, Randers 1994, p. 24, no. 170 (illustrated, p. 28).
A. Hejlskov Larsen, Per Kirkeby Paintings 1957-1977, Cologne 2004, p. 346, no. M 291-b (illustrated, p. 291).
Exhibited
Tranegården, Hellerup, Gentofte Kommunes Kunstbibliotek, Dagligstuemuseet Birte Inge Christensen og John Abildgaard Hunovs Samling af nutidig kunst, 1975, no. 45.
Essen, Museum Folkwang, Per Kirkeby, Bilder. Backsteinskulpturen. Bücher, 1977.
Århus, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Per Kirkeby, 1979, no. 19.
Bern, Kunsthalle Bern, Per Kirkeby, 1979, p. 80, no. 19 (illustrated, unpaged).
Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Per Kirkeby, 1982.
Edinburgh, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Per Kirkeby, 1985. This exhibition later travelled to Dublin, Douglas Hide Gallery, 1985.
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