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Silex Scintillans

Cy Twombly-Silex Scintillans-1981

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Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Silex Scintillans
Size:
left sheet: 99.7 x 70.5 cm
Medium :
Oil, wax crayon, colored pencil and graphite on paper
Creation Year:
1981
Marks
Signed with initials, dated July 14, 81 and numbered on the center sheet; titled and numbered on the left sheet; numbered on the right sheet
Category :
Drawing
Artwork Details :
In 3 parts
Provenance :
Private Collection, Germany; Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne; Private Collection, United States (acquired from the previous); Sotheby's, New York, November 14, 2000, Lot 38 (consigned by the previous); Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London; Private Collection; Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne; Private Collection; Acquired by the present owner from the previous in 2008
Exhibition History :
Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cy Twombly: Arbeiten Auf Papier, 1981-82, June - July 1982, n.p., nos. 36-38, illustrated in color; Helsinki, The Art Museum of the Ateneum, Ars 83 Helskinki, October - December 1983, no. 185; Baden-Baden, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Cy Twombly, September - November 1984, pp. 128-129, no. 56, illustrated in color; Madrid, Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Italia Aperta, May - July 1985, pp. 134-136, no. 57, illustrated; Zurich, Kunsthaus Zurich; Madrid, Palacio de Velazquez and Palacio de Cristal; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery; Dusseldorf, Stadtische Kunsthalle; and Paris, Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Cy Twombly: Paintings, Works on Paper, Sculpture, February 1987 - April 1988, pp. 154-155, no. 100, illustrated in color (Zurich), pp. 158-159, no. 100, illustrated in color (Madrid), pp. 170-171, no. 90, illustrated in color (London, Dusseldorf and Paris)

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2017-05-18
Lot Number :
6
Low Estimate :
$5,000,000[+44%]*
High Estimate :
$7,000,000[+3%]*
Hammer Price :
$7,200,000
Sold For :
$8,337,500*