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Untitled (The Empire of Flora)

Cy Twombly-Untitled (The Empire of Flora)-1961

Sell Through Rate: 50%

Artist:
Artwork:
Untitled (The Empire of Flora)
Size:
101.2 x 148 cm
Medium :
Pencil, oil based house paint and wax crayon on canvas
Creation Year:
1961
Marks
Signed and inscribed Roma, The Empire of Flora
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome; Galerie Bonnier, Geneva; Galerie & Edition S Press, Hattingen; Helga and Walther Lauffs Collection, Krefeld, 1973; Their sale; Sotheby's, London, 1 July 2008, Lot 52; Private collection; Anon. sale; Sotheby’s, London, 26 June 2012, Lot 57; Acquired at the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition History :
Geneva, Galerie Bonnier, Cy Twombly - Peintures, dessins, lithographies, June 1970, no. 2.; Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europäische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983-April 1984, p. 125, no. 384 (illustrated).

Christie's New York

Date:
2016-05-10
Lot Number :
58
Low Estimate :
$2,800,000
High Estimate :
$3,500,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold

Sotheby's London

Date:
2012-06-26
Lot Number :
57
Low Estimate :
$3,114,200[+5%]*
High Estimate :
$4,671,300[-30%]*
Hammer Price :
$3,269,900
Sold For :
$3,733,950*