Lot 47
  • 47

Robert Rauschenberg

Estimate
500,000 - 700,000 USD
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Description

  • Robert Rauschenberg
  • Red Body
  • signed, titled and dated 69
  • pencil, gouache and solvent transfer on paper
  • 22 1/2 x 29 3/4 in. 57.2 x 75.8 cm.

Provenance

Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne
Acquired by the present owner from the above in February 1971

Exhibited

Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europ√§ische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 281

Condition

This work is in excellent condition. There is faint scattered soiling and mild creases primarily in the upper right quadrant from the time of execution that is typical of the works from this period. The work is mounted at intervals to ragboard with rice paper hinges and framed in a white painted wood frame under Plexiglas.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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