Great American Nude #26
Artwork: Great American Nude #26
Size: 152.4 x 121.9 cm
Medium: Oil, canvas collage, metallic foil paper and printed paper collage on board
Creation year: 1962
Marks: Signed and dated 'Wesselmann 62' (near the center right edge); signed again, inscribed and dated again 'GAN 25 [sic] Wesselmann 62' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Green Gallery, New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1964
Exhibition history: New York, Green Gallery, Wesselmann: Collages/Great American Nude & Still Life, November-December 1962; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Raleigh, North Carolina Museum of Art; Los Angeles, University of California; Portland Art Museum, Art About Art, July 1978-April 1979, n.p., pl. 11 (illustrated in color); Montreal Museum of Fine Arts; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Beyond Pop: Tom Wesselmann, May 2012-July 2013, pp. 74 and 190, no. 30 (illustrated in color)

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Date: 2019-05-15
Lot Number: 6B
Low Estimate: $1500000 [+33%]
High Estimate: $2000000 [+0%]
Hammer Price: $2000000
Sold For: $2415000