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Enrico Baj, Le General Mechant et Decore (Angry General with Decorations), 1961

Images of Enrico Baj, Le General Mechant et Decore (Angry General with Decorations)

A crudely painted, misshapen person in military garb unnervingly stares at you.
Enrico Baj, Italian, 1924–2003
Le General Mechant et Decore (Angry General with Decorations), 1961
Oil, fabric, G-string, beads, metal, ribbons, lace, metal string, colored glass, leather buttons, and medals
Canvas: 51 × 38 in. (129.5 × 96.5 cm)
Collection Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Gift of Joseph and Jory Shapiro, 1992.48
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago