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Punching Bag

Artwork:
Punching Bag
Size:
bag 91.4 x 46.4; disc diameter 73.7; overall 128.3 x 50.8 x 48.3 cm
Medium :
Canvas stuffed with kapok, mounted on wood
Creation Year:
1968
Marks
Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated ' punching bag CO 68' on the wood disc
Category :
Installation
Provenance :
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Irving Blum Gallery, Los Angeles; Private Collection (acquired from the previous in 1968); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Los Angeles, Irving Blum Gallery, Claes Oldenburg, June 2 - August 2, 1968; Pasadena Art Museum, Claes Oldenburg: Object into Monument, December 7, 1971 - February 6, 1972, no. 33; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Claes Oldenburg: In the Studio, August 2, 1992 - February 14, 1993, no. 51

Phillips New York

Date:
2019-05-15
Lot Number :
127
Low Estimate :
$200,000[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$300,000[-47%]*
Hammer Price :
$160,000
Sold For :
$200,000*
Notes :
This work is accompanied by the drawing Notebook Page: Views of the Punching Bag, circa 1971, 5 x 3 in., acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.