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    Sale 5417

    Post-War & Contemporary Art

    2 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 571

    Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)

    White Pumpkin

    Price Realised  

    Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)
    White Pumpkin
    signed and dated 'Yayoi Kusama, 1991' (on the reverse)
    acrylic on canvas
    35½ x 28¼in. (90.2 x 71.8cm.)
    Painted in 1991


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    Provenance

    Anon. sale, Sotheby's London, 24 June 1999 lot 134.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    When making a painting, I don't adhere to the conventional styles. I will make myself like a rock in nature. I will magnify what I find therein to a maximal extent. That is to say I express a microscopic world.
    Yayoi Kusama