signed, titled and dated ‘Mayuka 2006 pool’ (on the overlap)
oil on canvas
161.9 x 162.2 cm. (63 3/4 x 63 7/8 in.)
Painted in 2006
Gallery Tsubaki, Tokyo
Soka Art Center, Taipei
Borobudur Fine Art, 11 October 2008, lot 82
Private collection (Acquired at the above sale by the previous owner)
Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 4 April 2016, lot 762
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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“I think it reminds me of my feelings at that time (my childhood), such as being scared and wanting to be protected by something warm and fluffy. After or while making those paintings, I feel that the memory from that time comes back to me through the paintings.” – Mayuka Yamamoto

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