Triumph of Galatea

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Triumph of Galatea
Size: 27.9 x 35.5 cm
Medium: Graphite and wax crayon on paper
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed, titled and inscribed 'Triumph of Galatea Cy Twombly (Rome)' (upper left)
Category: Drawings
Provenance: The Estate of Ileana Sonnabend; Acquired directly from the artist By descent from the above to the present owner
Exhibition history: Seattle, Richard Hines Gallery, Cy Twombly: Paintings and Drawings , July-August 1980. Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, 10 Painters and Sculptor Draw , 1984, no. 52. Princeton University, The Art Museum; The University of Texas at Austin, Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery and Minneapolis, The Walker Art Center, Selections from the Ileana and Michael Sonnabend Collection: Works from the 1950s and 1960s , February 1985-March 1986, pp. 95 and 111, no. 68 (illustrated). New York, Pace Wildenstein, Drawings of the 60's , December 1994-January 1995. London and New York, Eykyn Maclean, Cy Twombly Works from the Sonnabend Collection, February-May 2012, p. 21, no. 5 (illustrated)

Date: 2015-05-14
Lot Number: 491