Untitled (Bolsena)

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork: Untitled (Bolsena)
Size: 200.7 x 240.5 cm
Medium: Oil based house paint, wax crayon, and lead pencil on canvas
Creation year: 1969
Marks: Signed, titled, inscribed, and dated Cy Twombly, Untitled, Grey Painting, (Bolsena, May 1969) on a label affixed to the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Art in Progress, Munich; Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg; Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne Sale: Christie's, London, Contemporary Art, December 6, 1983; Saatchi Collection, London Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art Part I, April 30, 1991, lot 47; Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris Sale: Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, Contemporary Art Part I, November 11, 2002, lot 22 Private Collection Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art Evening, May 12, 2004, lot 16; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Dusseldorf, Stadtischa Kunsthalle, Surrealitat, Bildrealitat 1924-1974. In Den Unzahligen Bildern des Lebens; Baden-Baden, Stattliche Kunsthalle, December 8, 1974 - February 2, 1975 Munich, Galerie Art in Progress, Cy Twombly: Grey Paintings + Gouaches, March 6 - April 14, 1975 London, The Saatchi Collection, Donald Judd, Brice Marden, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, March - October, 1985 London, The Tate Gallery, Past Present Future; A New Display of the Collection, January 1990 Paris, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cy Twombly. Peintures, Oeuvres sur Papier et Sculptures, May 29 - October 20, 1993

Date: 2012-05-10
Lot Number: 25

Date: 2004-05-12
Lot Number: 16