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Proposed Monument For Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, In The Form Of A Colossal Drum Pedal #2

Artwork:
Proposed Monument For Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, In The Form Of A Colossal Drum Pedal #2
Size:
73.9 x 58.7 cm
Medium :
Watercolor, pastel, and graphite on paper
Creation Year:
1973
Marks
Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'drum pedal CO. 1973' (lower edge); signed again and inscribed 'Oldenburg JAPAN' (underneath the mat)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Minami Gallery, Tokyo; John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco; Acquired from the previous by the present owner, 1974
Exhibition History :
Tokyo, Minami Gallery, Claes Oldenburg, June-July 1973, no. 20 (illustrated); San Francisco, California Palace of the Legion of Honor, Graphic Arts Council Members Exhibition, 1978; Stanford Museum of Art, Twentieth-Century Drawings from the Anderson Collection: Auguste Rodin to Elizabeth Murray, November 1988-February 1989, pp. 23 and 31, no. 49 (illustrated); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, p. 379, no. 215; San Francisco, John Berggruen Gallery, Looking Back: 45 Years, October-December 2015, pp. 50-51 and 86 (illustrated)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2018-11-16
Lot Number :
635
Low Estimate :
$30,000[+333%]*
High Estimate :
$50,000[+160%]*
Hammer Price :
$130,000
Sold For :
$162,500*