- Jeff Koons
- I Assume You Drink Martell
oil inks on canvas
- 45 7/8 x 59 5/8 in. 116.5 x 151.6 cm.
- Executed in 1986, this work is the artist's proof from an edition of two plus one artist's proof.
Lehman Maupin, New York
Private Collection, Germany
Christie's, New York, November 14, 2002, Lot 388
Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (acquired from the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above
Los Angeles, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Luxury and Degradation, July - August 1986 (edition no. unknown)
Kyoto, The National Museum of Modern Art, Images in Transition: Photographic Representation in the Eighties, September - November 1990 (edition no. unknown)
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum; Denmark, Aarhus Kunstmuseum; Stuttgart, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Jeff Koons Retrospektiv, November 1992 - April 1993, cat. no. 25 (Aarhus only) (edition no. unknown)
Biarritz, Le Bellevue; Valencia, Museo Valenciano de la Ilustración y la Modernidad, La Fete, June - November 2003, pp. 58-59, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)
Oslo, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art; Helsinki, Helsinki City Art Museum, Jeff Koons: Retrospective, September - April 2005, p. 48, illustrated in color (edition no. unknown)
Angelika Muthesius, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne 1992, p. 21 (Daniel Weinberg Gallery installation); fig. 13, p. 76, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Kunsthaus Bielefeld, Jeff Koons: Pictures 1980 - 2002, 2002, p. 22, illustrated in color (installation view)
Exh. Cat., New York, C & M Arts, Jeff Koons: Highlights of 25 Years, 2004, cat. no. 6, n.p., illustrated in color twice (ed. 1/2)
Hans Werner Holzwarth, ed., Jeff Koons, Cologne, 2008, p. 203, illustrated in color
Exh. Cat., Paris, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Jeff Koons: Popeye Sculpture, 2010, p. 9, illustrated (Stedelijk Museum installation)
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