signed with the monogram lower right; inscribed lower left "Schnitt-Bild" Foco - Col + Z: 60; inscribed on the backing Robert Michel : 1960. "Schnitt-Bild". COLLAGE. mit Focopapier + Z und Tusche auf Carton: ho. 54,0 x br. 55,5 in cm gemesse, einschl. CANVAS - und / Dämmplatten - MONTAGE..Michel and stamped Heimmatmuseum of Modern Art, Schmelz near 6239 Germany
mixed media mounted on board
Condition Note: Presumably, assembled and framed by the artist; the work is in good condition apart from a small scratch at the top center of the composition
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executed in 1960
Chanin, Ltd., New York; (sale, Sotheby's, New York, May 22, 1981, lot 926, illus.); acquired from the above sale by a family member of the present owner