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John

Chuck Close-John-1972

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
John
Size:
254 x 228.6 cm
Medium :
Acrylic on gessoed canvas
Creation Year:
1972
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Executed in 1971-1972
Provenance :
Bykert Gallery, New York; Acquired by the present owner from the above in January 1972
Exhibition History :
Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chuck Close, February - March 1972 Kassel, Fridericianum Museum, Documenta 5, June - October 1972, p. 15.14, illustrated (installation shot); Chicago, The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, on extended loan, 1975-1991; Chicago, The David and Alfred Smart Gallery, University of Chicago, Contemporary Art from the Robert B. Mayer Collection, January - March 1976, cat. no. 2; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; St. Louis Art Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Close Portraits, September 1980 - June 1981, p. 43, illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the front and reverse covers (details); Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, on extended loan, 1991-2005; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle; Munich, Stadlische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Chuck Close Retrospective, April - September 1994, cat. no. 3, p. 107, illustrated in color; Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman, April - July 1996, cat. no. 1, fig. no. 1, illustrated in color; New York, Museum of Modern Art; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; Washington, D. C., Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden; Seattle Museum of Art, Chuck Close, March 1998 - May 1999, p. 117, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2005-05-10
Lot Number :
9
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[-14%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000,000[-39%]*
Hammer Price :
$4,300,000
Sold For :
$4,832,000*