1920 - 2013
serigraph on paper
signed, editioned 22/70 and dated 1986 and on verso titled, editioned and dated on the gallery label
17 x 28 in, 43.2 x 71.1 cm
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000
Preview at: Heffel Toronto – 13 Hazelton Ave
Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto
Important Corporate Collection
Philip Fry, Alex Colville: Paintings, Prints and Processes, 1983 - 1994, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 1994, page 156, reproduced page 157, and the preparatory drawings, paintings and photographs for this serigraph reproduced pages 137, 156 and 158
Philip Fry notes that "The theme for Köln Express seems to have first occurred in sketches done while Colville was in Hong Kong in early 1985." A Polaroid image reveals that Colville used himself as the model for the man on the bench.
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