Farfa. 1979. Oil on canvas, collaged, mounted on fiberboard. Lower right signed and dated. 32 x 40.3 cm (12.5 x 15.8 in). [CH].
• In same ownership since 1979 • The collage technique adds a strong spatial presence to the work.
The work is registered at the archive of the Emil Schumacher Foundation, Hagen, with the number 0/3.658. We are grateful to Dr. Ulrich Schumacher for his kind expert advice.
PROVENANCE: Private collection Germany (acquired from the artist in January 1981).
EXHIBITION: Emil Schumacher. Bilder, Gouaches, Zeichnungen, Galerie Merten Slominsky, Mülheim, February 28 - April 18, 1980; Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne, May 13 - June 28, 1980; Galerie István Schlégl, Zürich, November 21, 1980 - January 10, 1981, cat. no. 29 (with full-page illu. in black and white).