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Bait

Artwork:
Bait
Size:
152.4 x 152.4 cm
Medium :
Oil and silkscreen ink on canvas
Creation Year:
1963
Marks
Signed, titled and dated '1963' on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC #162); Michael Abrams, London (acquired in 1963); Christie's, New York, May 1, 1991, Lot 27 (consigned by the previous); Private Collection, New York; Private Collection, United States (acquired from the previous in 1996); Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago; Acquired by the present owner from the previous
Exhibition History :
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Robert Rauschenberg: The Silkscreen Paintings, 1962-1964, December 1990 - March 1991, cat. no. 42, pl. 21, p. 63, illustrated in color and pp. 84, 145 and 179 (text); Cambridge, England, Fitzwilliam Museum, Jubilation: American Art During the Reign of Elizabeth II, May - June 1997, cat. no. 24

Sotheby’s New York

Date:
2015-11-11
Lot Number :
26
Low Estimate :
$6,000,000[-3%]*
High Estimate :
$8,000,000[-28%]*
Hammer Price :
$5,800,000
Sold For :
$6,746,000*

Christie's New York

Date:
1991-05-01
Lot Number :
27
Low Estimate :
$1,454,800[0%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,454,800
Sold For :
$1,700,000*