• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 130

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)

    Human Toilet II

    Price Realised  

    Sarah Lucas (b. 1962)
    Human Toilet II
    Cibachrome print on MDF board
    35¾ x 25 3/8in. (91.6 x 64.6cm.)
    Executed in 1996, this work is number three from an edition of three plus one artist's proof


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    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.


    Provenance

    Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1998.


    Pre-Lot Text

    IMAGINATION BECOMES REALITY
    A SELECTION OF WORKS FROM THE GOETZ COLLECTION SOLD TO BENEFIT CHARITY PROJECTS


    Literature

    Y. Dziewior and B. Ruf, Sarah Lucas: Exhibitions and Catalogue Raisonné 1989-2005, London 2005 (another from the edition illustrated, p. 136; installation view illustrated in colour, pp. 20-21 and 83).


    Exhibited

    Berlin, Contemporary Fine Arts, Sarah Lucas, Is Suicide Genetic?, 1996 (another from the edition exhibited).
    Hamburg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Emotion - Young British and American Art from the Goetz Collection, 1998- 1999.
    London, Hayward Gallery, The British Art Show 5, 2000-2001 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Edinburgh, Talbot Rice Gallery; Southampton, City Art Gallery; Cardiff, The Centre for Visual Art and Birmingham, Ikon Gallery.