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    Sale 7740

    Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Auction

    1 July 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 286

    Yue Minjun (b. 1962)

    Warrior No. 6

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Yue Minjun (b. 1962)
    Warrior No. 6
    incised with the artist's signature, numbered and dated 'yue minjun N.6 20/25 2005' (on the base)
    bronze
    72 x 19 x 17in. (182.8 x 48.2 x 43.1cm.)
    Executed in 2005, this work is number twenty from an edition of twenty-five


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by a previous owner.
    Private Collection, New York.


    Exhibited

    He Xiangning Art Museum, Reproduction Icons: Yue Minjun Works 2004-2006, Shenzhen, China, 2006 (illustrated, p.20).
    Queens Museum of Art, Yue Minjun and the Symbolic Smile, October 2007-January 2008.