Roy De Forest

American (North Platte, Nebraska, 1930 - 2007, Vallejo, California)

Frère Jacques

painting | oil on canvas
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    Roy De Forest, Frère Jacques, 1963; oil on canvas, 68 in. x 64 in. (172.72 cm x 162.56 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Gift of the Hamilton-Wells Collection; © Estate of Roy De Forest / Licensed by VAGA, New York

68 in. x 64 in. (172.72 cm x 162.56 cm)
Acquired 1969
Collection SFMOMA
Gift of the Hamilton-Wells Collection
© Estate of Roy De Forest / Licensed by VAGA, New York


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