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Kazuo Shiraga

Ougi

Kazuo Shiraga

Kazuo Shiraga

Ougi

Ougi

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Kazuo Shiraga

1924 - 2008

Ougi



signed and titled in Japanese (on the stretcher); dated 1968 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

18 by 20⅞ in.

45.7 by 53 cm.

Executed in 1968.


This work is accompanied with a certificate of authenticity issued by Japan Art Dealers Association. 

This work is in very good condition overall. There is evidence of light wear and handling at the edges and corners, with associated hairline cracking at the turning edges. Under close inspection, there is evidence of minor hairline cracking near the edges, most notably in the upper right and lower center quadrants. The colors are bright, fresh and clean. Under Ultraviolet light inspection, there is no evidence of restoration. Framed.


Framed dimensions: 20 ½ by 23 ½ in. (52.1 by 60 cm.)


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

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Art U Gallery, Osaka
Private Collection (acquired from the above)
Christie's New York, 22 July 2015, lot 15
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Miyazaki Kanko Hotel, Contemporary Art Exhibition Only for Nights, 1968
Osaka, Art U Gallery, Gutai, 2011