On occasion, Christie's has a direct financial int…
YOSHITOMO NARA (B. 1959)
YOSHITOMO NARA (B. 1959) Mumps
signed with artist’s signature, dated, titled and inscribed ‘mumps ’98 In L.A’ (on the reverse)
acrylic and pencil on wood board
48.3 x 40.6 cm. (19 x 16 in.)
Painted in 1998
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
The World According to Nara Selling Exhibition, Sotheby's Hong Kong, September 2014
Private Collection (acquired from the above by the previous owner)
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 1 April 2018, lot 584
Private Collection, Asia (acquired at the above sale by the previous owner)
Christie’s Hong Kong, 3 December 2020, lot 485
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works Volume 1 - Paintings, Sculptures, Editions, Photographs, Tokyo, 2011 (illustrated, plate P-1998-008, p. 149).
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