Gilbert & George - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, March 4, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Davidson Contemporary, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
    Christine Burgin Gallery, New York
    Private Collection, USA
    artnet Auctions, 26 May 2010, lot 27281
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art; Dayton, Museum of Contemporary Art Wright State University; Bellingham, Western Washington University; Guelph, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Cruciformed: Images of the Cross Since 1980, 6 September - 5 July 1992, p. 62 (illustrated, p. 53)

213

Torture Cross

signed and dated 'Gilbert & George 1981' on the artist's label lower right
postcards laid on board, in artist's frame
image 83.2 x 74 cm (32 3/4 x 29 1/8 in.)
frame 122.6 x 112.2 cm (48 1/4 x 44 1/8 in.)

Executed in 1981.

Estimate
£12,000 - 18,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £15,120

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 4 March 2022