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Sturtevant
JOHNS WHITE NUMBERS
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 807,000 USD
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162
Sturtevant
JOHNS WHITE NUMBERS
Estimate
500,000700,000
LOT SOLD. 807,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Sturtevant
1924 - 2014
JOHNS WHITE NUMBERS
signed, titled and dated 91 on the reverse 
encaustic on canvas
67 by 49 1/2 in. 170.2 by 125.73 cm.
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Provenance

Perry Rubinstein Gallery, New York
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Private Collection
Christie's, New York, 12 May 2011, Lot 370
Private Collection
Phillips, New York, 15 November 2012, Lot 30
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

Paris, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Sturtevant, April - May 1994
Vienna, Galerie Mezzanin, Sturtevant, October - November 2003
Frankfurt, am Main, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Sturtevant: The Brutal Truth, September 2004 - January 2005, pp. 100 and 108, illustrated

Literature

Lena Maculan, Ed., Sturtevant: Catalogue Raisonné, 1964-2004: Gemälde, Skulpture, Film und Video, Ostfiledern-Ruit 2004, cat. no. 39, p. 54, illustrated

Catalogue Note

"Art does not come from 'nowhere' or for that matter anywhere. Creativity does not pop into the head. There are grounds, forces, powers that create and make art. A hazardous journey of leaps and crevasses, errors, daring and courage. This is the premise."
Sturtevant

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