Artwork: Rigger
Size: 259.1 x 152.4 x 26.7 cm
Medium: Oil, metal, rope, wood, fabric, plastic buttons, paper, graphite and sand on canvas
Creation year: 1961
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC #RR D-112); Victor and Sally Ganz, New York (acquired from the previous in May 1964); Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 1997
Exhibition history: New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Rauschenberg, November - December 1961; Los Angeles, Dwan Gallery, Robert Rauschenberg, March 1962; New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Group Show, September - October 1962; Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art, The 28th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Painting, January - March 1963, no. 112, illustrated; New York, The Jewish Museum, Robert Rauschenberg, March - May 1963, no. 41; Tokyo, National Museum of Modern Art, Contemporary Art: Dialogue between the East and the West, June - August 1969, p. 63, illustrated; New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, String and Rope, January 1970, n.p., no. 14, illustrated; Houston, The Menil Collection, Contemporary Arts Museum, and The Museum of Fine Arts; Cologne, Museum Ludwig; and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Robert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective, February 1998 - March 1999

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2017-05-18
Lot Number: 18