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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Mercer Street Studios, Charming Baker: Every Thing Must Go, 7 - 31 July 2011 (another edition exhibited)
    London, Fortnum and Mason's, Fortnum's X Frank, 10 September - 20 October 2016, pp. 29, 32-33 (illustrated, pp. 32-33)
    New York, 11 Hanover Hotel, The Blond Bar (another edition on permanent display)

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Nine works: i) All I Want Can Only Be Accomplished By Ignoring What You Need (black); ii) All I Want Is For Times To Change Until I Hit Some Good Ones (black); iii) All I Want Is For You Not To Speak Unless You Can Improve On The Silence (black); iv) All I Want Is Love, Attention and Permission To Fail (black); v) All I Want Is My Caravan Parked in Eden (black); vi) All I Want Is The Courage To Hide Behind My Own Sense of Self Belief (black); vii) All I Want Is To Avoid That Bridge Between Uncertainty And Outright Disappointment (black); viii) All I Want Is To Not Know Now What I Didn't Know Then (black); ix) All I Want Is To Remain Ignorant Of All The Good I'll Never Do (black)

each stamped with the artist's signature, inscribed, numbered and dated 'CHARMING BAKER 2011 3/9 MELTDOWNS' on the underside
each patina and polished bronze
i) 35.7 x 33 x 29.5 cm (14 x 12 7/8 x 11 5/8 in.)
ii) 29.8 x 31 x 25 cm (11 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 9 7/8 in.)
iii) 30 x 29 x 19 cm (11 3/4 x 11 3/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
iv) 29 x 29.5 x 26 cm (11 3/8 x 11 5/8 x 10 1/4 in.)
v) 31 x 32 x 25 cm (12 1/4 x 12 5/8 x 9 7/8 in.)
vi) 28 x 31 x 23 cm (11 x 12 1/4 x 9 in.)
vii) 31 x 31 x 21 cm (12 1/4 x 12 1/4 x 8 1/4 in.)
viii) 31.5 x 31 x 22 cm (12 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 8 5/8 in.)
ix) 32 x 31 x 20.5 cm (12 5/8 x 12 1/4 x 8 1/8 in.)

Each executed in 2011, this work is number 3 from an edition of 9.

Estimate
£40,000 - 60,000 ♠ †

Sold for £50,000

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London Auction 11 April 2019