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Great American Nude #87

Tom Wesselmann-Great American Nude #87-1967

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Great American Nude #87
Size:
114 x 170 cm
Medium :
Acrylic and fabric collage on board
Creation Year:
1967
Marks
Signed, titled, dated 1967 (1966-67) and inscribed: novaply, liquitex gesso, liquitex acrylic polymer paint, varnish - liquitex matte varnish, hair - upholstery stuffing sprayed with clear krylon, fabric is glued with white glue, signed upper left on the reverse
Category :
Painting
Provenance :
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York; Arman, New York; Private Collection, New York; Private Collection, Europe; Sotheby's, London, 21 June 2006, Lot 29 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous by the present owner
Exhibition History :
New York, Andrew Crispo Gallery, Twelve Americans: Masters of Collage, November - December 1977, n.p., no. 233, illustrated; Basel, Fondation Beyeler; and Vienna, Kunstforum Wien, Eros in der Kunst Moderne, October 2006 - July 2007, pp. 162-63, illustrated in colour (Basel); and n.p., illustrated in colour (inside cover) (Vienna); New York, Gagosian Gallery, Nude: From Modigliani to Currin, September - November 2016, p. 97 and 184, illustrated in colour

Sotheby’s London

Date:
2017-06-28
Lot Number :
16
Low Estimate :
$1,906,290[-10%]*
High Estimate :
$2,541,720[-32%]*
Hammer Price :
$1,715,664
Sold For :
$2,069,916*