• Post War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 7834

    Post War and Contemporary Art Evening Auction

    11 February 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    Peter Doig (b. 1959)

    Entering a City

    Price Realised  


    Peter Doig (b. 1959)
    Entering a City
    signed twice, titled and dated twice '98-99 Peter Doig ENTERING A CITY' (on the reverse)
    oil on canvas
    47 3/8 x 65in. (120.4 x 165.1cm.)
    Painted in 1998-99

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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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    Private Collection, London (acquired directly from the artist).
    Timothy Taylor Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Los Angeles, Hammer Museum, University of California, The Undiscovered Country, October 2004-January 2005.