1 July 2008,
Price realised GBP 43,250
GBP 30,000 - GBP 50,000
Raqib Shaw (b. 1974)
signed and dated 'Raqib Shaw '04' (lower right)
acrylic, metallic paint, graphite, glitter and rhinestones on paper
16½ x 23 3/8in. (41.8 x 59.1cm.)
Executed in 2004
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Victoria Miro Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
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