Contemporary Art Evening Auction

Contemporary Art Evening Auction

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 123. SEAN SCULLY | IF .

Property from the Collection of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson


Auction Closed

June 30, 01:51 AM GMT


700,000 - 900,000 USD

Lot Details





signed, titled twice, and dated 1986 on the reverse 

oil on canvas, in two parts

96 ¼ by 124 in. 244.5 by 315 cm.

McKee Gallery, New York

Acquired by the present owner from the above in 1986

Mark Levy, “The Permutations of the Stripe,” Shift, Vol. 1, No. 2, February 1988, p. 38, illustrated

David Cateforis, Paintings with a Purpose: Sean Scully in the Anderson Collection, Menlo Park 1989, n.p.

Exh. Cat., Bologna, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Sean Scully, May - September 1996, p. 30, illustrated

Danilo Eccher, David Carrier, Hans-Michael Herzog Eds., Sean Scully, Milan 1996, no. 30, illustrated

Tanja Pirsig-Marshall, Arthur C. Danto and Armin Zweite Eds., Sean Scully: Works from the 1980s, Vienna 2010, p. 64, pl. 35, illustrated in color

Marla Price, Sean Scully: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume II, 1980-1989, Fort Worth and Berlin 2018, p. 179, no. 1986.14, illustrated in color 

Berkeley, University Art Museum, University of California, Sean Scully: MATRIX 112, October - December 1987, no. 3

Stanford University Art Gallery, Sean Scully/Donald Sultan: Abstraction/Representation: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints from the Anderson Collection, February - April 1990, p. 8, no. 3, illustrated in color

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000 - January 2001, p. 220, pl. 125, illustrated in color, and p. 386, no. 265 (text)