Lot 232
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Mel Ramos

Estimate
400,000 - 600,000 USD
Sold
605,000 USD
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Description

  • Mel Ramos
  • Peek-A-Boo Raven #2
  • signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas

Provenance

Bianchini Gallery, New York
Private Collection, New York
Yoav Harlap, Israel (acquired from the above in 1994)
Christie's, London, October 15, 2006, lot 107
Acquired by the present owner from the above sale

Exhibited

New York, Bianchini Gallery, Mel Ramos, 1964
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Art Across America, 1965

Literature

Pierre Restany, "A Rare Collection in Israel," Cimaise, revue de l'art actuel, No. 246, April - May 1997, n.p., illustrated
Thomas Levy, ed., Mel Ramos: Heroines, Goddesses, Beauty Queens, Bielefeld, 2002, p. 189, illustrated in color (incorrectly titled Peek-a-boo, Raven #3)
Donald B. Kuspit, Mel Ramos: Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York, 2004, p. 78, illustrated in color
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