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Robert Rauschenberg - Slug

Artwork:
Robert Rauschenberg - Slug
Size:
170.2 x 121.9 x 24.8 cm
Medium :
Oil, cotton sleeves on canvas, electric cord with light bulb, wood, and tin with enameled pot and metal chain
Creation Year:
1961
Category :
Sculpture
Provenance :
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 108). Galerie Alfred Schmela, Dusseldorf. Acquired by the present owner from the above in November 1969
Exhibition History :
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Rauschenberg Quixotic Polychrome, November - December 1961.; Dusseldorf, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Amerikaner, Kunst aus der USA nach 1950, October 1977 - January 1978, p. 29, illustrated.; Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europaische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 279, p. 73, illustrated in color and illustrated in color on the cover.; Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Schwerpunkt Skulptur, June - October 1992

Sotheby's New York

Date:
2008-05-14
Lot Number :
32
Low Estimate :
$3,000,000[-17%]*
High Estimate :
$4,000,000[-38%]*
Hammer Price :
$2,500,000
Sold For :
$2,841,000*