2 July 2014
Gilbert & George (b. 1943 & 1942)
signed, titled and dated ‘BLEED, Gilbert & George 1988’ (lower right)
mixed media, in sixteen parts
95¼ x 79½ in. (242 x 202 cm.)
Executed in 1988
Massimo Martino, Turin
Luchino Visconti di Modrone, Italy (acquired circa 1990 and thence by descent to the present owner).
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R. Fuchs, Gilbert and George: The Complete Pictures 1971-2005, vol. 2, London 2007 (illustrated in colour, p. 600).
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