William Kentridge - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Friday, April 16, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples
    Private Collection, Switzerland
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Musea Brugge, William Kentridge: Smoke Ashes Fable, 20 October 2017 - 25 February 2018 (another example exhibited)
    Amsterdam, Eye Film Museum, William Kentridge: Ten Drawings for Projection, 3 June - 1 September 2019 (another example exhibited)
    CCCB Barcelona, William Kentridge: That Which Is Not Drawn, 9 October 2020 - 21 February 2021 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    William Kentridge Tapestries, exh. cat., Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2007, p. 115 (another example illustrated)


Porter Series - Carte l'Europe (Shower Woman)

embroidered with the artist's signature 'KENTRIDGE' on the reverse; signed, titled, numbered, inscribed and dated 'Carte de l'Europe | Porter Series: Shower Woman William Kentridge 2007 2/5 Woven in The Stephens Tapestry Studio W Kentridge' on a fabric label sewn on the reverse
hand-woven mohair tapestry
249 x 345 cm (98 x 135 7/8 in.)
Executed in 2006, this work is number 2 from an edition of 5 plus 2 artist's proofs, designed by William Kentridge and woven by Marguerite Stephens Tapestry Studio, Johannesburg.

£70,000 - 90,000 ‡♠

Sold for £100,800

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Tamila Kerimova
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 16 April 2021