“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.