Soft Fans
Artwork: Soft Fans
Size: 45.3 x 29.8 cm
Medium: Charcoal, graphite and watercolor on paper
Creation year: 1965
Marks: Signed with the artist's initials and dated '65
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Collection of Klaus Kertess, New York; Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Helman, St. Louis; Blum Helman Gallery, New York; Private Collection; Christie's, New York, 8 May 1990, Lot 133; Collection of William Louis-Dreyfus, Mt. Kisco, New York (acquired from the previous sale); Gift of the previous to the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation in 2015
Exhibition history: City Art Museum of St. Louis, 7 for 67: Works by Contemporary American Sculptors, October - November 1967; Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Claes Oldenburg: Tekeningen, aquarellen en grafiek, April - June 1977, cat. no. 58, p. 43, illustrated; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Claes Oldenburg dessins, aquarelles et estampes, August - October 1977, cat. no. 58, p. 43, illustrated; New York, Craig F. Starr Gallery, Claes Oldenburg Drawings: 1965-1971, December 2008 - January 2009, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2019-11-15
Lot Number: 213
Low Estimate: $30000 [+50%]
High Estimate: $40000 [+12%]
Hammer Price: $45000
Sold For: $56250