Lot 436
  • 436

John Currin (b. 1962)

25,000 - 35,000 USD
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  • John Currin (b. 1962)
  • Seated Couple, 1994
  • Ink and wash over pencil on paper
  • Sheet: 14 by 11 in. (35.6 by 27.9 cm.); Framed: 18 1/4 by 15 1/4 in. (46.4 by 38.7 cm.)
ink and graphite on paper; signed and dated '94' on the reverse


Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in May 1997


Pittsburgh, Regina Gouger Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, '100% Centennial, Collecting CFA,' January - March 2006

Catalogue Note

John Currin's body of work draws from encyclopedic influences ranging from Old Master paintings to pin-up models.  The subtle eroticism in 'Seated Couple' demonstrates the artist's continued exploration of beauty and lust.  The present work was included in the 2006 exhibition '100% Centennial, Collecting CFA' at Carnegie Mellon University.