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    Sale 7672

    Post War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Afternoon)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 364

    Liu Ye (b. 1964)

    Sleepwalker

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Liu Ye (b. 1964)
    Sleepwalker
    stamped 'SLEEPWALKER 06' (on the reverse)
    oil and acrylic on canvas
    14 1/8 x 13¾in. (35.8 x 34.9cm.)
    Painted in 2006


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    Provenance

    Sperone Westwater, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this work is also signed and dated "06 ye" (lower right).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT PRIVATE AMERICAN COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    New York, Sperone Westwater, Liu Ye: Temptations, September-October 2006 (illustrated, unpaged).
    Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern, Chinese Window, February-April 2007.