Untitled (New York City)
Artwork: Untitled (New York City)
Size: 114.6 x 135.3 cm
Medium: Oil based house paint, wax crayon and lead pencil on canvas
Creation year: 1956
Marks: Signed, dated 1956 and inscribed ( signed NYC 1985) on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Robert Indiana, New York and Vinal Haven, Maine (acquired from the artist); Sotheby's, New York, October 31, 1984, Lot 52; Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne-Paris; Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 2002)
Exhibition history: Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Center, Cy Twombly Paintings and Drawings, January - February 1968, cat. no. 7 (checklist) (incorrectly titled LaLa) . New York, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Cy Twombly, April - May 1986, cat. no. 1, illustrated in color on the cover and n.p. (text) (dated 1955-56). Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich; Madrid, Palacio de Velazquez/Palacio de Cristal; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Galeries Contemporaines, Centre Georges Pompidou, Cy Twombly. Bilder, Arbeiten auf Papier, Skulpturen, February 1987 - April 1988, cat. no. 7, p. 43, illustrated in color (Zurich), p. 41, illustrated in color (Madrid), p. 43, illustrated in color (London and Dusseldorf) and p. 45, illustrated in color (Paris) (dated 1955-56). New York, Museum of Modern Art; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago; Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, High and Low: Modern Art and Popular Culture, October 1990 - September 1991, cat. no. 46, p. 94, illustrated and pp. 95-96 (text) (dated 1955-56)

Date: 2015-05-12
Lot Number: 57

Date: 2012-05-09
Lot Number: 41