Great American Nude #79
Artwork: Great American Nude #79
Size: 167.6 x 183.2 cm
Medium: Liquitex on canvas
Creation year: 1965
Marks: Signed and dated 65; signed twice, titled, dated 1965 and variously inscribed on the stretcher
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Galerie Ileana Sonnabend, Paris; Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1966); Christie's, New York, November 10, 2004, Lot 45 (consigned by the previous); Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition history: Paris, Galerie Ileana Sonnabend, Tom Wesselmann, 1966 ; Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum; and Ghent, Saint Peter's Abbey, Three Blind Mice, April - August 1968, p. 53, no. 84, illustrated; Munster, Landesmuseum Munster, Everybody Knows, September - October 1972, no. 43, illustrated; Munster, Landesmuseum Munster, Tom Wesselmann, September - October 1982, no. 71; Basel, Fondation Beyeler; and Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Eros in der Kunst der Moderne, October 2006 - July 2007, p. 2, illustrated in color; Moscow, Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Inspiration Dior, April - July 2011, n.p., illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date: 2018-05-16
Lot Number: 23