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  • Provenance

    Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London

  • Exhibited

    Bordeaux, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Gilbert & George - The Complete Pictures 1971-1985, May 9 – September 7, 1986; Basel, Kunsthalle, September 28 – November 9, 1986; Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts, November 21, 1986 – January 11, 1987; Madrid, Palacio de Velazquez, Parque del Retiro, February 4 – March 29, 1987; Munich, Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, April 15 – June 14, 1987 and London, Hayward Gallery, July 9 – September 26, 1987

  • Literature

    Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971 - 1985, Stuttgart, 1986, p.42 (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    Since they often felt woozy from drink in the early 1970’s Gilbert and George’s photo-pieces from that time tend to distort the image, to put it in odd perspective, break it down into fragments, or run two images together in a tipsy confusion.
    Gilbert & George, The Complete Pictures 1971 - 1985, Stuttgart, 1986, p. XV

251

Toy Wine

1972
10 black and white photographs in the artist’s original frames.
6 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. (16.5 x 12.1 cm) each; 34 3/4 x 14 1/2 in. (88.3 x 36.8 cm) overall.
Titled “Toy Wine” on the reverse of image #1 and numbered sequentially on the reverse of each.

Estimate
£80,000 - 120,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £90,000

Contemporary Art Evening Sale

Evening Sale
13 October 2007, 4pm
London