The Joy of Life
signed, signed with the artist's initials, inscribed and dated twice 'DB84 SELFPORTRAIT BAECHLER NOV-DEC 1984 NYC' (on the reverse)
acrylic, muslin and Rhoplex on canvas, in two parts
96 x 108 in. (244 x 274.3 cm.)
Executed in 1984.
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Acquired from the above by the present owner
"Donald Baechler at Pat Hearn," Art in America, September 1985, p. 141 (illustrated).
New York, Pat Hearn Gallery, Donald Baechler, September-October 1985.
New York, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, Donald Baechler, December 1985-January 1986, p. 31 (illustrated).
Bergen Kunstmuseum, New York Expression, February-April 2002, pp. 58-59 and p. 79, no. 32 (illustrated and illustrated on the back cover).
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