1990. Ironwood with polychrome paint. At the side sign. and numb. 'Corneille 587/999'. Original wooden case from 'Die Galerie' in Frankfurt a. M. H. 23,5 cm. - Belgian born painter, ceramicist, illustrator, poet a. sculptor. The artist grew up in the Netherlands a. studied 1940-43 at the Amsterdam academy. In 1948 he was co- founder of the artist's group Cobra.