Lot 208
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MEL RAMOS | Peek-A-Boo, Raven #2

Estimate
350,000 - 450,000 USD
Sold
437,500 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
Collection of Yoav Harlap, Israel (acquired from the above in 1994)
Christie's, London, The Yoav Harlap Collection, 15 October 2006, Lot 107
Private Collection, Palm Beach (acquired from the above sale)
Sotheby's, New York, 15 May 2014, Lot 232
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner

Exhibited

New York, Bianchini Gallery, The American Woman: Mel Ramos, November 1964
New York, Spanierman Modern, Summer Selections, August - October 2007

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
Donald B. Kuspit, Mel Ramos: Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York 2004, p. 78, illustrated in color
Belinda Grace Gardner, Ed., Mel Ramos: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings 1953-2015, Bielefeld 2017, cat. no. 64-17, pp. 42 and 185, illustrated in color
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