24.12.56. 1956. Egg and oil tempera on primed canvas. Signed and dated "24.12.56" in upper right. Ca. 13.8 x 15 cm (5.4 x 5.9 in). With a vertical crease in center originating from former folding, presumably as part of the making. [CH].
We are grateful to the Archivio Bissier, Ascona, for the kind expert advice. The work is registered under the archive reference number "24.12.56/Diap. 34 XXIV".
PROVENANCE: Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris. Private collection Rhienland.
EXHIBITION: Julius Bissier, Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris, September 1960, cat. no. 57.