The Great Bear

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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Tate Gallery, The Turner Prize 1996, 29 October 1996 - 12 January 1997, pp. 10-11, 13 (illustrated, p. 13)
    London, Royal Academy of Arts, Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection, 18 September - 28 December 1997, pp. 143, 204, 216 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 143)
    Helsinki City Art Museum; Stockholm, Royal Academy of Free Arts; Kyiv, Soros Foundation; Warsaw, Zacheta Gallery; Chemnitz, Städtische Kunstsammlungen; Prague, Museum of Modern Art; Zagreb Union of Croatian Artists; Darmstadt, Institute Mathildenhoe;Vilnius, Centre of Contemporary Art; Budapest, Museum of Modern Art; Bratislava, Slovak National Gallery; Bucharest, National Theatre Galleries, Dimensions Variable, New Works for the British Council Collection, 4 November 1997 - 10 December 1999 , pp. 48-49 (another example exhibited and illustrated, p. 49)
    London, Alan Cristea Gallery, Signature Pieces: Contemporary British Prints and Multiples, 5 January - 6 February 1999, pp. 28-29, 46 (another example illustrated, p. 46)
    Slovakia, Kosice, Kunsthalle, British Express, 14 November 2013 - 26 January 2014 (another example exhibited)
    New York, Benrimon Contemporary, Simon Patterson: Anthology, 6 November - 18 December 2010 (another example exhibited)
    Leyton Library, Simon Patterson, 24 April - 31 August 2019 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Richard Cork and Dick Price Kent, Young British Art: The Saatchi Decade, London, 1999, p. 123 (another example illustrated)
    Simmons & Simmons, Made in London, Southampton, 2002, pl. 18, pp. 47, 63 (another example illustrated, p. 47)
    Patricia Bickers, ed., Simon Patterson, London, 2002, n.p. (another example illustrated)
    Pamela K. Gilbert, Imagined Londons, New York, 2002, pp. 114-116 (another example exhibited, p. 115)
    The Saatchi Gallery, 100 The Work That Changed British Art, London, 2003, no. 56, pp. 118 - 119 and 210 (another example illustrated, p. 119)
    David Carrier, A World Art History And Its Objects, Pennsylvania, 2008, pp. 62-63 (another example illustrated, p. 62)
    Claire Dobbin, London Underground Maps: Art, Design and Cartography, London, 2012, pp.114, 115 (another example illustrated, p. 114)

  • Video

    Simon Patterson, 'The Great Bear', Lot 152

    20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, 14 February

152

The Robert Tibbles Collection: Young British Artists & More

The Great Bear

signed, numbered and dated 'Simon Patterson 1992 A/P' lower right
lithograph, in artist's frame
108.8 x 134.2 cm (42 7/8 x 52 7/8 in.)
Executed in 1992, this work is artist's proof 1 from an edition of 50 plus 10 artist's proofs.

Estimate
£18,000 - 22,000 

sold for £22,500

Contact Specialist

Tamila Kerimova
Specialist, Head of Day Sale, Director, 20th Century & Contemporary Art

44 20 7318 4065
tkerimova@phillips.com

20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 14 February 2020