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Robert Ryman

Versions XII

Estimate:

400,000 - 600,000 USD

Property from the Crex Collection

Robert Ryman

Robert Ryman

Versions XII

Versions XII

Estimate:

400,000 - 600,000 USD

Lot sold:

806,500

USD

Property from the Crex Collection

Robert Ryman

1930 - 2019

Versions XII


signed; signed, titled and dated 91 on labels affixed to the reverse

oil and interference primer on fiberglass panel with wax paper and painted nails

18 3/4 by 17 in. 47.6 by 43.2 cm.


This work will be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné being organized by David Gray under number 1991.012.

This work is in very good condition overall. Please note that the interference primer is only visible under certain lighting conditions as illustrated on Sotheby’s website. Under Ultraviolet light, there are no signs of restoration. For precise installation instructions, please contact ctpdaysale@sothebys.com. Unframed.  


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

The Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993
Christoph Schenker, "Robert Ryman: Versions," Kunstforum International 120 (992), 1992, p. 382
Clare Farrow, "Robert Ryman: A Sequence of Variations," Art and Design Magazine 8, nos. 11–12, 1993, p. 65,  illustrated in color
Hans Pietsch, "Das Fest der weissen Bilder," Art (Hamburg), February 1993, p. 85, illustrated in color (reversed orientation)
Rosanna Negrotti, "Pale Rider," What's On In London, 17 March 1993, p. 25, illustrated (reversed orientation)
Peter Yvon De Vries, "Reflecterende raadsels," HP/de Tijd (Netherlands), 26 March 1993, p. 61, illustrated
Claudine Humblet, The New American Abstraction, 1950–1970, Milan 2003, vol. 2, no. 156, p. 1315

Schaffhausen, Hallen für Neue Kunst; New York, The Pace Gallery, Robert Ryman: Versions, May 1992 - January 1993, p. 65, illustrated in color
London, Tate; Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía; New York, The Museum of Modern Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art;  Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Robert Ryman, February 1993 - October 1994, p. 221, illustrated in color
Luxembourg, Casino Luxembourg, Main Stations, November 1995 - March 1996, p. 91
Zurich, Haus Konstruktiv, Richard Long, Robert Mangold, Robert Ryman, March - September 2004