Jonathan Meese (b. 1970)
Lächelnder Scheissi (Laughing Shit)
signed with the artist's initials and dated 'JM 08' (lower edge); signed twice, dated twice and titled 'LÄCHELNDER SCHEISSI JMeese 08 JMeese 08' (on the reverse)
oil on canvas
3914 x 3158in. (99.8 x 80.2cm.)
Painted in 2008
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin.
Bortolami Gallery, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2008.
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