Previous LotNext lot

Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b.1929)
LOT ID: 88062
Butterfly, 1980

Watercolor, Pen, on paper board.
10.75 х 9.57 in. (27.3 x 24.31 cm.)
Signed, stamped, in English and dated '1980' with seal, upper left front. Signed again on reverse in Japanese and English with date '1980' in red felt pen.
Lot description
"Butterfly" (1980) is a stunning watercolor and felt pen on paperboard painting by famed female Contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (Japanese, b. 1929). Kusama painted her most famous series of single butterflies on paper in 1979-80, to which this work belongs. The works in this seres all share similar comopsitions, dimensions, use of celebratory colors, as well as the intentional blurring of psychedelic patterns to represent the fleeting beauty of each butterfly's outstretched wings. This work measures: 10.75 x 9.57 inches (27.3 x 24.3 cm) is beautifully custom framed to larger dimensions (listed are appromimate, please see images) and is in excellent condition. Presently held in a top collection, E.U.
Butterfly by Yayoi Kusama
  • Butterfly by Yayoi Kusama
  • Butterfly by Yayoi Kusama
  • Butterfly by Yayoi Kusama
  • Butterfly by Yayoi Kusama
Alternate Views: 1 of 1
Share |
Add Yayoi Kusama to My Artist Alert
Receive email alerts as soon as artists you follow are up for sale. Update your artist watch list any time.

Sales Results for Comparable Works

artnet Auctions—Buy and sell art 24/7 worldwide. ©2014 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. All rights reserved. artnet® is a registered
trademark of Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Call for Assistance: US +1-877-388-3256, EU +49 (0)30 20 91 78 50