Lot 45
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MEL RAMOS | Ursela

Estimate
250,000 - 350,000 USD
Sold
350,000 USD
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Description

  • Mel Ramos
  • Ursela
  • signed and dated 66 on the reverse
  • oil on canvas and Masonite

Provenance

Maxwell Galleries, San Francisco
Acquired from the above by the present owner circa 1975

Literature

Anne McNamara, Ed., Mel Ramos Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York 2004, p. 120, illustrated in color
Elizabeth Claridge, Ed., The Girls of Mel Ramos, London 1975, p. 112, illustrated in color

Catalogue Note

"I had wanted to make some paintings that dealt with actual physical space, with real three dimensional space, but I found that the combination of the two flat surfaces produced this incredible effect of projections so I stayed with that." Mel Ramos 

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