13 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 5,625
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Xue Song (b. 1965)
signed in Pinyin (lower right)
acrylic, paper collage and charred paper remains on canvas
20 7/8 x 16 1/8in. (53 x 41cm.)
Executed in 2006
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Hong Kong +852 2760 1766
Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766
This work is sold with a certificate of authenticity from Galerie Du Monde, Hong Kong.
VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium
Galerie Du Monde, Hong Kong.
Acquired from the above by the present owner.
Why was the art of the ancient Mezcala civilisation so fascinating to the Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ilya Prigogine?
On the first anniversary of his death, Michael Watts looks back at a long and extraordinary life