15 May 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
ARAKI NOBUYOSHI (b.1940)
Untitled from '6x7 Hangeki' [6x7 Shooting Back], 2007
signed in ink on verso
23¼ x 18¼in. (59 x 46.4cm.)
New York +1 212 636 2000
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Araki's recent series 6x7 Shooting Back was created to mark his 67th birthday. Printing of this image will be limited to ten prints, regardless of size.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
With Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo;
acquired by present owner.
Sagawa (ed.), 6x7 Hangeki, Artone, 2007, p.133.
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