14 November 2007,
Price realised USD 121,000
USD 100,000 - USD 150,000
Yoshitomo Nara (b. 1959)
signed, titled and dated 'PONNY (sic) TAIL Yoshitomo Nara '95' (on the reverse) and signed 'YOSHITOMO NARA' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
28½ x 35¾ in. (72.4 x 90.8 cm.)
Painted in 1995.
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Galerie Humanite, Nagoya
Please note the correct medium is: oil on canvas.
Nagoya, Galerie Humanite, Oil on Canvas, June 1995.
Best known for his unsettling portraits of children, Yoshitomo Nara’s work blends new and old ideas of Japanese identity
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