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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION

Mel Ramos
PEEK-A-BOO RAVEN #2
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 605,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN COLLECTION

Mel Ramos
PEEK-A-BOO RAVEN #2
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 605,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Mel Ramos
B.1935
PEEK-A-BOO RAVEN #2
signed, titled and dated 1964 on the reverse
oil on canvas
59 1/2 by 44 1/2 in. 151.1 by 113 cm.
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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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