12 November 2003
Yayoi Kusama (b. 1929)
Sea of Night
signed, titled and dated 'Yayoi Kusama 1985 'SEA OF NIGHT'' (on the stretcher)
acrylic on canvas
76½ x 51½ in. (194.4 x 130.9 cm.)
Painted in 1985.
Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo
Acquired from the above by the present owner
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Tokyo, Fuji Television Gallery, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity 8 Explosion, June 1986, no. 19 (illustrated in color).
Kitakyushu, Municipal Museum of Art, Yayoi Kusama, March 1987, pp. 81 and 97, no. 64 (illustrated in color).
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