Marlene Dumas

b. 1953, South African

"Helena Sleeping," 1989

Ink wash on paper under Plexiglas
Appears unsigned, titled and dated in pencil lower right: "Helena Sleeps 1989"
14" H x 11" W

  • Provenance: Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
    The Blake Byrne Collection
  • Exhibited: Los Angeles, CA, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, "Human Condition (organized by John Wolf)," October 1 - November 30, 2016.
  • Notes: "There is the image you start with and the image you end up with, and they are not the same. I wanted to give more attention to what the painting does to the image, not only to what the image does to the painting" —Marlene Dumas
  • Condition: The lower four inches of the right corner are folded under. The lower edge of the paper is trimmed and torn. A .25" tear to the paper upper edge center. Handling creases throughout. Framed floating and hinged to the back mat in three corners.

    Frame: 22" H x 17.5" W x 1.5" D

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