Lot 78
  • 78

Cy Twombly

Estimate
1,500,000 - 2,000,000 USD
Sold
3,065,000 USD
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Description

  • Cy Twombly

  • Untitled
  • signed and dated NYC 1968 on the reverse
  • oil based house paint, wax crayon and lead pencil on canvas

Provenance

Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (LC# 53)
Galerie Alfred Schmela, Düsseldorf (acquired from the above)
Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1969

 

Exhibited

New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Cy Twombly: Paintings, November - December 1968
Krefeld, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Sammlung Helga und Walther Lauffs - Amerikanische und europäische Kunst der sechziger und siebziger Jahre, November 1983 - April 1984, cat. no. 385, p. 126, illustrated

Literature

Heiner Bastian, ed., Cy Twombly, Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume III 1966-1971, Berlin, 1993, cat. no. 73, p. 167, illustrated in color
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