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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 327

    Pierre et Gilles (active since 1976)

    La petite abeille

    Price Realised  


    Pierre et Gilles (active since 1976)
    La petite abeille
    signed, titled and dated 'LA PETITE ABEILLE TIPA 2003 pierre gilles' (on the reverse)
    hand-painted colour coupler print mounted on aluminium in artist's frame
    62 3/8 x 50½in. (158.3 x 128.3cm.)
    Executed in 2003, this work is unique

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    Special Notice

    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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    Acquired directly from the artists by the present owner.


    Seoul, Seoul Museum of Arts and Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, Pierre et Gilles: Beautiful Dragon, April-July 2004 (illustrated, p. 89).
    Paris, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Pierre et Gilles: Le Grand Amour, September-November 2004 (illustrated, p. 43).
    Paris, Jeu de Paume, Pierre et Gilles: double-je, 1976-2007, June-September 2007 (illustrated, p. 334).