Marilyn II
Artwork: Marilyn II
Size: overall: 204.4 x 148.6 x 27.9; canvas diameter: 148.6 cm
Medium: Oil on canvas with balloons and string
Creation year: 1963
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 'MARILYN II 1963 JAMES ROSENQUIST' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Green Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1964
Exhibition history: Philadelphia, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, The Other Tradition, January-March 1966, p. 47; Kunsthalle Koln, James Rosenquist: Gemalde-Raume-Graphik, January-March 1972, p. 127, no 71; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, James Rosenquist, April-May 1972, p. 47 (illustrated); Paris, Galerie de France, James Rosenquist, April-May 1976; New London, Connecticut College, on loan, December 1975-September 1979; Chapel Hill, Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, on loan, September 1979-January 1980.

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 1B
Low Estimate: $2000000 [+10%]
High Estimate: $3000000 [-26%]
Hammer Price: $2200000
Sold For: $2655000