8 June 2016
Composition with a Face, signed and dated 1971.
Pencil and gouache on paper, 61 by 86 cm.
Provenance: Acquired directly from the artist by George Costakis.
Thence by descent.
Important private collection, Europe.
Exhibited: Soviet Alternative Art 1956–1988 from the Costakis Collections, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, 7 June–10 September 2006.
Literature: M. Tsantsanoglou, Soviet Alternative Art 1956–1988 from the Costakis Collections, Athens, 2006, p. 189, No. 2, illustrated.
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