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    Sale 7672

    Post War & Contemporary Art Day Sale (Afternoon)

    1 July 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 317

    Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

    Lion

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)
    Lion
    signed 'Gilbert George' (lower right)
    four hand-dyed gelatin silver prints
    each: 23¾ x 19 7/8in. (60.5 x 50.5cm.)
    overall: 47 5/8 x 39¾in. (121 x 101cm.)
    Executed in 1980 (4)


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    Provenance

    Kanransha Gallery, Tokyo.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1986.


    Literature

    Kanrasha 1980-1992, Tokyo 1992 (illustrated, p. 13).
    Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-1985, exh. cat., Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain, 1986 (illustrated, p. 141). Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, vol. 1, London 2007 (illustrated, p. 315).


    Exhibited

    Tokyo, Kanrasha Gallery, Gilbert & George, September 1981.