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WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARC JACOBS

Richard Prince
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WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF MARC JACOBS

Richard Prince
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Irrevocable Bids
Lots with this symbol indicate that a party has provided Sotheby’s with an irrevocable bid on the lot that will be executed during the sale at a value that ensures that the lot will sell. The irrevocable bidder, who may bid in excess of the irrevocable bid, will be compensated based on the final hammer price in the event he or she is not the successful bidder or may receive a fixed fee in the event he or she is the successful bidder. If the irrevocable bidder is the successful bidder, the fixed fee (if applicable) for providing the irrevocable bid may be netted against the irrevocable bidder’s obligation to pay the full purchase price for the lot and the purchase price reported for the lot shall be net of such fixed fee. If the irrevocable bid is not secured until after the printing of the auction catalogue, a pre-lot announcement will be made indicating that there is an irrevocable bid on the lot. If the irrevocable bidder is advising anyone with respect to the lot, Sotheby’s requires the irrevocable bidder to disclose his or her financial interest in the lot. If an agent is advising you or bidding on your behalf with respect to a lot identified as being subject to an irrevocable bid, you should request that the agent disclose whether or not he or she has a financial interest in the lot.
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LOT SOLD. 560,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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Richard Prince
B. 1949
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signed, titled and dated 2005 on the reverse
acrylic and checks on canvas
40 by 72 in. 101.6 by 182.9 cm.
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Provenance

Gladstone Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2005

Catalogue Note

"I went online and found 'sites' that sold blank checks—ones with all kinds of images and others you could design yourself...I got a bunch of these, pasted them on canvas and stenciled jokes on them. I never thought about quoting a 'money' thing with the check paintings. I liked the idea of calling them the Check Paintings and maybe people would think I was doing paintings with patterns on them but then they would see them and see that they were really 'check' paintings after all...When I use my own checks it’s like you can read what I was up to that year. Where I went, what I did, who I might have been hanging with. In the end, the check paintings were always there even when I wasn’t painting them."

Richard Prince

Contemporary Art Day Auction

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New York