Modern, Post War & Contemporary
Modern, Post War & Contemporary | Auction | 30.11.2022 | Preview: 25.11.2022 - 28.11.2022

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Lot 231 | Yayoi Kusama | Early Spring Rain

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1929 Matsumoto/Nagano

Title: Early Spring Rain.
Date: 1978.
Technique: India ink and spray paint on Japan paper, Mounted on card.
Measurement: 28 x 24.5cm.
Notation: Signed and dated upper left: YAYOI KUSAMA 1978. Once more signed and dated on verso. Here also signed and titled in Japanese characters. Once again titled, dated and signed on the back board of the frame.
Frame/Pedestal: Craftman's frame.

The work is registered with Yayoi Kusama, Inc., Tokyo, under the number 2782. Enclosed is the issued registration card for the work.

- Private collection Hesse

- Delicate paper work with subtle use of her characteristic "net" and
"dot" forms
- Works by the artist have been exhibited in important institutions and are in
in numerous important collections, including the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tate
Modern, London, and National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
- In 2017, Kusama opened her own museum in Tokyo, which will be run by her foundation beyond her death.

Hilke Hendriksen
Modern, Post War & Contemporary Art
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Stock Id: 75732-1