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GEORGE CONDO (B. 1957)
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GEORGE CONDO (B. 1957)

Jean Louis' Mother

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GEORGE CONDO (B. 1957)
Jean Louis' Mother
signed, titled and dated 'Condo 05 Jean Louis' Mother' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm.)
Painted in 2005.
Provenance
Luhring Augustine, New York
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
Private collection, Miami, 2009
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 16 May 2019, lot 825
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Literature
George Condo: Existential Portraits, exh. cat., New York, Luhring Augustine, 2006, pp. 29 and 133 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Paris, Foundation Dina Vierny – Musée Maillol, George Condo: The Lost Civilization, April-August 2009.

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Lot Essay

What is Jean Louis? Is he a waiter, a chef, a driver? Is he a real person? Or is he a Chuck Close painting gone wrong? … When Jean Louis appeared, he took on the same framing used in Chuck’s self-portraits from the seventies. He has no other origin really.
—George Condo

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