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    Sale 12513

    FIRST OPEN | Hong Kong

    25 March 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 18

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, B. 1959)

    Sleepless Night (Sitting)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Yoshitomo Nara (Japanese, B. 1959)
    Sleepless Night (Sitting)
    flocked plaster, resin and wood with wooden box
    30 x 16 x 15 cm. (11 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
    edition 14/300
    Executed in 2007


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
    This work is accompanied by a certificate issued by the artist’s studio


    Pre-Lot Text

    First Open Hong Kong


    Literature

    Yoshitomo Nara+graf: A to Z, exh. cat., Yoshii Brick Brew House, Tokyo, 2006, p. 194 (another example illustrated).
    Y. Nara, Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works, Volume 1: Paintings, Sculptures, Editions, Photographs 1984-2010, Tokyo, 2011, pp. 314 and 402, no. E-2007-001 (another example illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Yoshitomo Nara+graf: Torre de Málaga, September 2007-January 2008, p. 45 and 59 (another example exhibited and illustrated).