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Alexandra EXTER | L'Homme sandwich [Sandwich man]
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Alexandra EXTER
Ukraine 1882 – France 1949
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L'Homme sandwich
[Sandwich man]
1926
collage on cardboard and wood, cotton, string, book cloth, copper, sequins, steel tacks and bridge nails
53.5 (h) x 30.5 (w) x 10.5 (d) cm
not signed, not dated
Purchased 1977
NGA 1977.11.1
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Provenance
  • with the artist at her death in 1949;

  • to Simon Lissim, Dobbs Ferry, NY, as part of Exter's estate, c.1949-50;

  • Mrs Nehama Szmuszkwicz, France and Israel, c.1950;

  • with Werner Kunze, Berlin, c.1960-70;

  • with Leonard Hutton Galleries, New York, c.1974;

  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, February 1977
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