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Asger Jorn (b. Vejrum 1914, d. Århus 1973)

“Fresco”, 1938. Signed A.J.; signed, titled and dated on the reverse Asger Jørgensen aftrukket fresco fra Peder Halds Skole på Kunstakademiet. Fresco transferred to canvas. 39.5×50.3 cm.

Literature: Guy Atkins: “Jorn in Scandinavia 1930–1953”, London, 1968, no. 83. Exhibited: Kunstnernes Efterårsudstilling, Copenhagen, 1938, cat. no. 125. Provenance: Dr. Hans Kjærholm, Aarhus, Denmark. Provenance: Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg, Denmark.

The fresco was made at the Royal Academy in Copenhagen, while Jorn was studying there, and transferred to canvas as part of an academic exercise.

This lot is subject to Artist's Royalty.
Auction

Paintings & sculptures, 7 December 2021

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Estimate

200,000–250,000 DKK

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Not sold