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    Sale 7738

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

    30 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 39

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)

    Guardian

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Damien Hirst (b. 1965)
    Guardian
    signed, titled and dated '"Guardian" Damien Hirst 2007' (on the reverse)
    gloss household paint, metallic paint and butterflies on canvas in artist frame
    60¼ x 59½in. (153 x 151.1cm.)
    framed dimensions: 75¾ x 75¾ x 4¼ in. (190.5 x 190.5 x 10.8cm.)
    Executed in 2007


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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    Provenance

    Gagosian Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2007.