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A Long Journey: A Selection from the Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei Collection

Jenny Saville


Auction Closed

November 16, 12:02 AM GMT


9,000,000 - 12,000,000 USD

Lot Details


A Long Journey: A Selection from the Liu Yiqian and Wang Wei Collection

Jenny Saville

b. 1970


signed and dated 96-97 (on the reverse)

oil on canvas

130 by 130 in. 330.2 by 330.2 cm.

Executed in 1996-97.

Saatchi Collection, London 

Gagosian Gallery, New York

Private Collection (acquired from the above in 2005)

Sotheby's London, 28 June 2016, lot 25 (consigned by the above)

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Robert Timms, ed., Young British Art: The Saatchi Decade, London, 1999, pp. 404-405, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., New York, Gagosian Gallery, Jenny Saville: Territories, 1999, no. 46, pp. 46-47, illustrated in color

Patricia Ellis, 100: The Work that Changed British Art, London, 2003, no. 11, pp. 32-33, illustrated in color

Exh. Cat., Rome, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Jenny Saville, 2005, pp. 56-57, illustrated in color

John Gray, et al., Jenny Saville, New York, 2005, pp. 44-45, illustrated in color

Edward Booth-Clibborn, ed., The History of the Saatchi Gallery, London, 2011, p. 340, illustrated in color and p. 398, illustrated in color (installed in London, Royal Academy of Arts, 1997)

Exh. Cat., Kunsthaus Zürich, Egon Schiele - Jenny Saville, 2014 - 2015, fig. 9, p. 23, illustrated in color

Jing Zhang, "Shanghai museum’s SHE a timely exploration of women’s art down the ages," South China Morning Post, 26 August 2016 (online)

Richard Calvocoressi and Mark Stevens, Jenny Saville, New York, 2018, pp. 328-329, illustrated in color

London, Royal Academy of Arts; Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof; and New York, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, September 1997 - January 2000, no. 91, p. 163, illustrated in color

Shanghai, Long Museum, She: International Women Artists Exhibition, June - October 2016