London, South Kensington
24 September 2013
Yoshitomo Nara (b. 1959)
signed and dated 'yoshitomo nara 1998' (lower left)
graphite and coloured pencil on graph paper
11½ x 8in. (29.2 x 20.3cm.)
Executed in 1998
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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N. Miyamura, S. Suzuki (eds.),Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works, Vol. 2, San Francisco 2011, D-1998-198 (illustrated in colour, p. 132).
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