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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

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Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942)

Mouthed

Details
Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & b. 1942) Mouthed signed, titled and dated 'Mouthed 1992 Gilbert & George' (along the lower edge) hand-dyed gelatin silver prints in artist's frames, in four parts overall: 66½ x 56in. (168.9 x 142.2cm.) Executed in 1992
Provenance
Sonnabend Gallery, New York.
Robert Miller Gallery, New York.
Anon. sale, Christie's New York, 11 November 2004, lot 362.
Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner and thence by descent to the present owner.
Literature
R. Dutt, Gilbert & George: Obsessions and Compulsions, London 2004 (illustrated, p. 35).
R. Fuchs (ed.), Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, Volume 2 1988-2005, London 2007 (illustrated, p. 801).
Exhibited
Beijing, National Art Gallery Beijing, Gilbert & George China Exhibition, September-October 1993, no. 15 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Shanghai, The Art Museum Shanghai, October-November 1993.
Special Notice

No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium, which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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.
Please note Payments and Collections will be unavailable on Monday 12th July 2010 due to a major update to the Client Accounting IT system. For further details please call +44 (0) 20 7839 9060 or e-mail info@christies.com

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