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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 349

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)

    Benzensulfonic Acid

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)
    Benzensulfonic Acid
    signed and dedicated 'Love Damien' (on the reverse)
    gloss household paint on canvas
    3 1/8 x 7 5/8in. (8 x 19.4cm.)
    Painted in 1995


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.


    Literature

    D. Hirst, I want to spend the rest of my life everywhere, with everyone, one to one, always, forever, now., London 1997 (illustrated in colour, p. 249).


    Exhibited

    London, Tate Britain, "Some Went Mad, Some Ran Away", Turner Prize 1995, September-November 1995 (illustrated).