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Idilli

Cy Twombly-Idilli-1976

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Idilli
Size:
150 x 137 cm
Medium :
Collage, oil and wax crayon, pencil and tape on paper
Creation Year:
1976
Marks
Signed with initials and dated '7 Aug 76' on left sheet, titled on right sheet
Category :
Painting
Artwork Details :
Set of 3
Provenance :
Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome; The Lone Star Foundation, Inc., New York; (acquired from the above in March 1979); Acquired by the present owner from the above in August 1980
Exhibition History :
Rome, Galleria Sperone, Cy Twombly, November - December 1976; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Cy Twombly: Paintings and Drawings 1954-1977, April - June 1979, cat. no. 44, p. 69, illustrated in color (as Untitled); Newport Beach, Newport Harbor Art Museum; Madison, Elvehjem Museum of Art; Richmond, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, Cy Twombly: Works on Paper 1954-1976, October 1981 - October 1982, cat. no. 32, pp. 77-81, illustrated (titled Idilli. (I am Thyrsis of Etna blessed with a tuneful voice)); Houston, The Menil Collection; Des Moines, Des Moines Art Center, Cy Twombly, September 1989 - June 1990, cat. no. 24, n.p., illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2013-11-13
Lot Number :
32
Low Estimate :
$1,500,000[+40%]*
High Estimate :
$2,000,000[+5%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,100,000
Sold For :
$2,517,000*