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    Sale 11960

    First Open | London

    14 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 39

    Shusaku Arakawa (1936-2010)

    Morning Picture / Portrait of a Civilisation

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    Shusaku Arakawa (1936-2010)
    Morning Picture / Portrait of a Civilisation
    signed, titled and dated '1. This is a morning picture. 2. portrait of a civilization. ARAKAWA 1969' (lower right); signed, titled and dated twice '1. This is a morning picture. 2. portrait of a civilization. ARAKAWA 1969' (on the reverse and on the stretcher)
    graphite, felt tip pen and metallic paint on canvas
    48 ¼ x 72in. (122.5 x 183.1cm.)
    Executed in 1969


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    Provenance

    Galerie Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf.
    Onnasch Galerie, Cologne.
    Private Collection, Europe.


    Exhibited

    Hanover, Kunstverein Hannover, 1970.