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Robert Rauschenberg - Portrait of Ethel Scull

Artwork:
Robert Rauschenberg - Portrait of Ethel Scull
Size:
148.9 x 118.1 cm
Medium :
Gouache, graphite and solvent transfer on paper mounted on masonite
Creation Year:
1962
Marks
Signed, titled and dated '1962' on the reverse
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York; Robert and Ethel Scull, New York; By descent to the present owner from the above
Exhibition History :
New York, The Jewish Museum, Robert Rauschenberg: Retrospective of Works from 1949-1963, March - May 1963, cat. no. 54, n.p., illustrated; New York, Acquavella Galleries, Robert & Ethel Scull: Portrait of a Collection, April - May 2010, pp. 18 and 204, illustrated in color

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2013-11-14
Lot Number :
265
Low Estimate :
$150,000
High Estimate :
$200,000
Hammer Price :
Not sold
Notes :
This work is in very good condition overall, the edges of the collaged sheets are deckled and have yellowed slightly with age, there are scattered smudges and handling marks which appear to be inherent to the artist's working method, the paper is laid down to the masonite; Framed under Plexiglas