1 July 2009
PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED EUROPEAN COLLECTION
Yoshitomo Nara (b. 1959)
Q @ A
oil on canvas
26¾ x 21½in. (67.9 x 54.6cm.)
Painted in 1995-96
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the late owner.
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