Galerie d'Eendt, Amsterdam Collection Herman Kater, the Netherlands Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 4 April 2011, lot 980 Mission Auction, Shanghai, 2 November 2014, lot 392 Acquired from the above sale by the present owner
Yoshitomo Nara: The Complete Works 1984 – 2010, Volume 1, Bijutsu Shuppan Sha, Tokyo, Japan, 2011, p. 79, illustrated in colour
This work is in very good condition. There is very minor wear around the corners. No evidence of restoration when examined under ultraviolet light. "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. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."