Description: stamped with the artist's name and date of birth on a plaque affixed to the coffin; signed and dated 1996 on each of the two right hand sheets of framed drawings
casket, appliquéd mattress and ink on paper (4 sheets)
Executed in 1996-97.
Dimensions: coffin: 42 by 183 by 59cm.; 16 1/2 by 72 by 23 1/4 in.
framed drawings, each: 29.5 by 21cm.; 11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in.; overall: 39.3 by 94.5 by 3.8cm.; 15 1/2 by 37 1/4 by 1 1/2 in.
Exhibited: London, South London Gallery, Tracey Emin: I need Art like I need God, 1997
Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Tracey Emin: Ten Years, 2002, p. 37, no. 15, illustrated in colour
Duisburg, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Tactics of the Ego, 2003, p. 43, illustrated in colour
Provenance: White Cube, London
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Acquired directly from the above by the present owner in 1997