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Damien Hirst
B. 1965
A LOVE NEST
signed, dated 2003 and inscribed on the reverse
butterflies and household gloss on canvas
42.5 by 256 cm. 17 by 100 3/4 in.
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Provenance

White Cube, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner

Catalogue Note

"Then you get the beauty of the butterfly… The death of an insect that still has this really optimistic beauty of a wonderful thing"
Damien Hirst
in conversation with Mirta D’Argenzio in: Exh. Cat., Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Damien Hirst, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Selected Works from 1989-2004, 2004, p. 83

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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