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    Sale 5837

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    30 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    Li Dafang (b. 1971)

    In the mountain of Europe

    Price Realised  

    Li Dafang (b. 1971)
    In the mountain of Europe
    oil on canvas, in three parts
    each: 117¾ x 63 1/8in. (297.2 x 160.3cm.)
    overall: 117¾ x 125½in. (297.2 x 318.9cm.)
    Painted in 2003


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    Provenance

    Private Collection, Brescia.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    With memories it's like with a lot of other things in life-they are often full of inconsistencies, eluding the obvious and the logical, but still they are part of our existence.
    Li Dafang


    Literature

    L. Sassoli De Bianchi, Cina - Pittura Contemporanea, Bologna 2004 (illustrated in colour, pp. 74-75).