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    Sale 1904

    Post War and Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 November 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 259

    Joseph Cornell (1903-1972)

    Do Flowers Sleep at Night?

    Price Realised  


    Joseph Cornell (1903-1972)
    Do Flowers Sleep at Night?
    signed inversely and titled 'Do flowers sleep at night? Joseph Cornell' (on paper labels affixed to the reverse)
    photograph and printed paper collage in artist's frame
    framed dimensions: 14½ x 17½ in. (36.8 x 44.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1964.

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    Donald Morris Gallery, Birmingham
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1998

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