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Flower (No. 9), 1952
Yayoi Kusama

Gouache on cream wove paper, Sheet H: 14 1/8 in, Sheet W: 9 7/8 in
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Harry L. Tepper, 1970  70.58
© Yayoi Kusama
On View
Primary Title Notes: verso inscription
Alternate Title: Untitled
Alternate Title Notes: 1981 collection catalogue

recto: signed l.r., white gouache: "YAYOI / KUSAMA / 1952". Verso: u.c., black ink: "Flower" and graphite: "(No 9)".

verso: c., stamped in purple ink: "SUBJECT: / DATE OF WORK: 1952 / DRAWING BY YAYOI KUSAMA"; u.l. and l.r.e., stamped in purple ink: 2 vertical lines of Japanese characters, translated as "Matsumoto-shi, Nakajo-cho, 704 Banchi [704 nakajo-cho, Matsumoto City] Kusama Yayoi".

Provenance: Mr. & Mrs. Harry L. Tepper, East Orange, New Jersey.
Keywords: Abstraction