Untitled (The Empire of Flora)
Artwork: Untitled (The Empire of Flora)
Size: 101.2 x 148 cm
Medium: Pencil, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Marks: Signed and inscribed Roma, The Empire of Flora
Category: Drawings
Provenance: Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome; Galerie Bonnier, Geneva; Galerie & Edition S Press, Hattingen; Helga and Walther Lauffs Collection, Krefeld, 1973; Their sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 July 2008, Lot 52; Private collection; Anon. sale; Sotheby’s, London, 26 June 2012, Lot 57; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: Geneva, Galerie Bonnier, Cy Twombly - Peintures, dessins, lithographies, June 1970, no. 2.; Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europäische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983-April 1984, p. 125, no. 384 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date: 2016-05-10
Lot Number: 58

Date: 2012-06-26
Lot Number: 57