A Face
Artwork: A Face
Size: 29.5 x 22.5 cm
Medium: Gouache, watercolor, ink and pastel on paper
Creation year: 1953
Marks: Stamped with the artist's signature, titled and dated '1953 YAYOI KUSAMA A Face' (on the reverse); signed, titled again and dated again 'A Face 1953 Yayoi Kusama' (on the backing board)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York; Private collection, Houston; Gertrude Stein Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition history: Wellesley, Massachusetts, Wellesley College, Davis Museum,'Don't Look,' Contemporary Drawings from Martina Yamin's Collection, September-December 2007, pp. 62 and 63, no. 22 (illustrated)

Christie's New York

Date: 2017-11-16
Lot Number: 613
Low Estimate: $70000 [+100%]
High Estimate: $100000 [+39%]
Hammer Price: $140000
Sold For: $175000