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Untitled (Bolsena)

Cy Twombly-Untitled (Bolsena)-1969

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artist:
Artwork:
Untitled (Bolsena)
Size:
200.7 x 240.5 cm
Medium :
Oil based house paint, wax crayon, and lead pencil on canvas
Creation Year:
1969
Marks
Signed, titled, inscribed, and dated Cy Twombly, Untitled, Grey Painting, (Bolsena, May 1969) on a label affixed to the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Galerie Art in Progress, Munich; Galerie Neuendorf, Hamburg; Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne Sale: Christie's, London, Contemporary Art, December 6, 1983; Saatchi Collection, London Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art Part I, April 30, 1991, lot 47; Galerie Karsten Greve, Paris Sale: Phillips de Pury & Luxembourg, New York, Contemporary Art Part I, November 11, 2002, lot 22 Private Collection Sale: Sotheby's, New York, Contemporary Art Evening, May 12, 2004, lot 16; Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Dusseldorf, Stadtischa Kunsthalle, Surrealitat, Bildrealitat 1924-1974. In Den Unzahligen Bildern des Lebens; Baden-Baden, Stattliche Kunsthalle, December 8, 1974 - February 2, 1975 Munich, Galerie Art in Progress, Cy Twombly: Grey Paintings + Gouaches, March 6 - April 14, 1975 London, The Saatchi Collection, Donald Judd, Brice Marden, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, March - October, 1985 London, The Tate Gallery, Past Present Future; A New Display of the Collection, January 1990 Paris, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cy Twombly. Peintures, Oeuvres sur Papier et Sculptures, May 29 - October 20, 1993

Phillips New York

Date:
2012-05-10
Lot Number :
25
Low Estimate :
$6,000,000[-8%]*
High Estimate :
$8,000,000[-31%]*
Hammer Price :
$5,500,000
Sold For :
$6,242,500*

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2004-05-12
Lot Number :
16
Low Estimate :
$2,200,000[+18%]*
High Estimate :
$2,800,000[-7%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,600,000
Sold For :
$2,920,000*