20 November 2012
PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT EUROPEAN FAMILY COLLECTION
Katharina Fritsch (b. 1956)
painted polyester resin on painted wooden base in perspex cube
mouse: 7½ x 9½ x 3in. (19 x 24 x 7.5cm.)
overall: 10¾ x 13 x 8in. (27 x 33 x 20.3cm.)
Executed in 1998-1999, this work is number two hundred and twenty-four from an edition of two hundred and forty
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2001.
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'Because they disturb us, Fritschs animals hold us, attract us, and even sometimes astound us. When we stand before them, we are gripped'
Jean Pierre Criqui, 'This dream is about you', Parkett magazine, Issue 87, 2010
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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