Peter Doig (b. 1959)
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Peter Doig (b. 1959)

Untitled (Boiler House)

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Peter Doig (b. 1959)
Untitled (Boiler House)
signed, titled and dated 'Peter Doig 1996 'Boiler House'' (on the reverse)
pastel and charcoal on paper
7 7/8 x 9 7/8in. (20 x 25cm.)
Executed in 1996
Provenance
Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst e.V., Bremen
Haarmann Collection, Neuwittenbek.
Simon Dickinson Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010.
Exhibited
Dallas, Dallas Museum of Art, Peter Doig - Works on Paper, 2005-2006, no. 26 (illustrated in colour, unpaged). This exhibition later travelled to Vero Beach, The Gallery at Windsor and Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario.
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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.

Lot Essay

‘Doig paints certain architectural structures – cabins, houses, and apartment buildings rather than churches – and deliberately puts them in places like the snow and the woods, in order that we remember that all of our (social) positions remain relative, even when isolated.’ (T.R. Myers, ‘Jumping the gun, better than dead: what’s next in Peter Doig’s paintings’, Peter Doig: Blizzard seventy-seven, exh. cat., Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1998, p. 70)
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