Lot 48
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WAYNE THIEBAUD | Ridge with Clouds

Estimate
70,000 - 100,000 USD
Sold
65,000 USD
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Description

  • Wayne Thiebaud
  • Ridge with Clouds 
  • signed and dated 1967
  • pastel and watercolor on paper  

Provenance

Allan Stone Gallery, New York (acquired directly from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner 

Catalogue Note

“I spend quite a bit of time looking at art in museums because that is for me one of the great ways of learning. I'll often go to a museum and draw, or sometimes I'll just go and sit and look at a paining for a fairly long time, sometimes as long as a couple of hours. Sometimes making little notations about it or just looking. I see the museum as a kind of bureau of standards setting criteria of excellence, in a way. Things that we have saved that represent some of the most interesting things about human consciousness. So in addition to all the pleasure I get out of simply going to a museum, I also use it as a great resource: I try to steal whatever ideas I can." Wayne Thiebaud
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