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Sketch For A Memorial To Simon Rodia: Banana Cream Pie Over The Watts Tower

Claes Oldenburg-Sketch For A Memorial To Simon Rodia: Banana Cream Pie Over The Watts Tower-1963

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Sketch For A Memorial To Simon Rodia: Banana Cream Pie Over The Watts Tower
Size:
35.6 x 42.5 cm
Medium :
Watercolor and wax crayon on paper
Creation Year:
1963
Marks
Signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'simon rodia mm. 63 co' (lower edge)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Private collection, New York; Private collection, Massachusetts, 1971; Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 9 September 2008, lot 211; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Los Angeles, Margo Leavin Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: The Alphabet in L.A., February-March 1975, no. 63; New Haven, Yale University Art Gallery, Yale Collects Yale, April-May 1993, p. 72 (illustrated)

Christie’s New York

Date:
2017-09-28
Lot Number :
274
Low Estimate :
$15,000[-20%]*
High Estimate :
$20,000[-40%]*
Hammer Price :
$12,000
Sold For :
$15,000*