15 May 2003
Julian Schnabel (b. 1951)
Barbara Bush Skipping Down the Champs Elysée
patinated bronze with oil paint
168 x 60 x 40 in. (426.6 x 152.4 x 101.5 cm.)
Executed in 1989. This work is number two from an edition of four with two artist's proofs.
The Pace Gallery, New York
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New York, The Pace Gallery, Julian Schnabel Sculpture 1987-1990, May-June 1990, pp.7 and 30 (illustrated).
Please note this lot is to be sold as viewed from the catalogue. The work may be viewed on site by the prospective purchaser by appointment.
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