17 October 2006
Jenny Saville (b. 1970)
Closed Contact A, B, C & D
esch: signed, numbered and partially titled from A to D '22/25 Saville Glen Luchford' (on the reverse)
four Cibachromes prints
each: 16 x 11½in. (41 x 29.5cm.)
Executed in 2002, each of these works are number twenty-two from editions of twenty-five made in collaboration with photographer Glen Luchford
Gagosian Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the previous owner.
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Jenny Saville, exh. cat., Rome, Macro Museum, January-May 1995 (Closed Contact A illustrated in colour, pp. 42 and 125; Closed Contact B illustrated in colour, pp. 40 and 125; Closed Contact D illustrated in colour, pp. 41 and 125).
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