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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Chuck Close
LESLIE - PASTEL
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 374,500 USD
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227

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION

Chuck Close
LESLIE - PASTEL
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 374,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Chuck Close
B.1940
LESLIE - PASTEL
signed, titled and dated 1977; signed, titled and dated 1977 on the backing board
pastel, graphite and watercolor on watercolor-washed paper
30 by 22 in. 76.1 by 55.9 cm.
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Provenance

The Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired by the present owner from the above

Exhibited

Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; St. Louis Art Museum; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; New York, Whitney Museum of American Art; Chuck Close Portraits, September 1980 - June 1981

Literature

Louis K. Meisel, Photorealism, New York, 1980, cat. no. 215, p. 122, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"I've said it's a little bit like a magician performing for a convention of magicians... all the magicians in the audience watching this illusion - Do they see the illusion, or do they see the device that made the illusion? Probably they see a little of both.” - Chuck Close

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York