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Mogens Balle (b. Copenhagen 1921, d. Asminderup 1988)

“Natfuglenes sang” (The Song of the Night Birds), 1956. Signed MB. Oil on canvas. 94×82 cm.

Literature: Henning Smidth no. 1956–003. Literature: Virtus Schade: “Mogens Balle”, Kunstkredsen for Grafik og Skulptur, Copenhagen, 1957, ill. p. 23. Literature: Hanne Lundgren Nielsen, Lars Olesen & Grete Balle (ed.): “Mogens Balle - The Sensing Artist”, 2009, ill. full page in colours p. 67, cat. no. 29. Exhibited: “Mogens Balle”, Galerie Birch, Copenhagen, October, 1956, cat. no. 3, ill. as the only work in the catalogue. Exhibited: “Mogens Balle - The Sensing Artist”, Carl-Henning Pedersen & Else Alfelts Museum, Herning; Skovhuset, Værløse; Bispegården, Kalundborg and Cobra Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Amstelveen, Holland 2009–2010, cat. no. 29. Provenance: Private collection, Denmark. Acquired directly by the current owner from the artist's widow, Grete Balle.

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60,000–75,000 kr.

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110,000 kr.