Takeo Yamaguchi - 20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale Hong Kong Saturday, May 27, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Private Collection, Japan
    SBI Art Auction Co., Ltd, Tokyo, 23 April 2016, lot 80
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    Takeo Yamaguchi, The Works of Takeo Yamaguchi, Tokyo, 1981, no. 365, n.p. (illustrated)

  • Catalogue Essay

    “The point of origin for material objects is in one point and its expansion is a limitless, circular growth. Consequently my motif is always cosmic. In other words, man, beast, plant, wood, earth, stone and other things in existence are all comprehended and epitomised in the life of the cosmos.” - Takeo Yamaguchi



signed, titled and dated '"Sha" September 1972 Takeo Yamaguchi [in Kanji]' on the reverse
oil on board
60.5 x 91.5 cm (23 7/8 x 36 in.)
Painted in 1972.

HK$650,000 - 850,000 

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20th Century & Contemporary Art & Design Evening Sale

Hong Kong Auction 28 May 2017