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Yoshitomo Nara

Cosmic Skier

Guaranteed PropertyIrrevocable Bids

Estimate:

700,000 - 1,000,000 USD

Property of a Private Collection

Yoshitomo Nara

Yoshitomo Nara

Cosmic Skier

Cosmic Skier

Estimate:

700,000 - 1,000,000 USD

Lot sold:

806,500

USD

Property of a Private Collection

Yoshitomo Nara

b. 1959

Cosmic Skier


signed, titled and dated '95

acrylic on canvas

37 3/4 by 76 3/4 in. 95.9 by 195 cm.

framed: 39 3/4 by 78 in. 101 by 198 cm.

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling along the edges, including a minor area of discoloration to the direct right of the title. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed. 


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Please note this lot is subject to a guarantee and an irrevocable bid.

Hakutosha Gallery, Nagoya

Private Collection

Christie's, New York, 16 November 2006, Lot 369

Acquired from the above sale by the present owner 

Yoshitomo Nara, Ed., Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works, Paintings, Sculptures, Editions, Photographs, Vol. 1, Tokyo 2011, cat. no. P-1995-032, p. 120, illustrated in color

Nagoya, Parco Gallery, done did, December 1999

Tokyo, Hara Museum; Awara, Kanaz Forest of Creation; Yonago City Museum of Art; Hirosaki, Yoshii Brick Brewhouse; Seoul, Rodin Gallery, From the Depths of My Drawer, August 2004 - August 2005, cat. no. 39, p. 45, illustrated