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Tom Wesselmann

Drawing from Smoker #9

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November 19, 09:47 PM GMT


1,800,000 - 2,500,000 USD

Lot Details


Tom Wesselmann

1931 - 2004

Drawing from Smoker #9

inscribed with the artist's name, title and date (on the stretcher); inscribed Claire Wesselmann, Executor The Estate of Tom Wesselmann (on the stretcher)

charcoal and gesso on shaped canvas

83 by 88½ in.

210 by 225 cm.

Executed in 1974.

Please refer to for updated cataloguing for this lot.
Estate of the artist
Acquired from the above by the present owner in April 2007

Slim Stealingworth, Tom Wesselmann, New York, 1980, p. 200, illustrated

Sam Hunter, Tom Wesselmann, Rizzoli, New York, 1994, no. 67, p. 78, illustrated

Wildenstein Plattner Institute, Tom Wesselmann Digital Corpus, ongoing, illustrated

New York, Sidney Janis Gallery, New Paintings by Wesselmann at Janis, 1974, cat. no. 8

Brooklyn Museum, American Drawing in Black & White: 1970-1980, 1980-81

Tokyo, Isetan Museum of Art; Sapporo, Museum of Contemporary Art; Shiga, Museum of Modern Art; Kintetsu Museum of Art, Tom Wesselmann: A Retrospective Survey 1959-1992, 1993 - 1994, cat. no. 55, n.p., illustrated in color

Tübingen, Institut für Kulturaustausch; Brussels, Palais des Beaux-Arts; Berlin, Altes Museum; Munich, Museum Villa Stuck; Kunsthal Rotterdam; Speyer, Historisches Museum der Pfalz; Paris, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain; Madrid, Fundación Juan March; Barcelona, Palais de la Virreina; Lisbon, Culturgest; Nice, Musée de l'Art Moderne, Tom Wesselmann, Retrospective 1959-1993, 1994 - 1996, no. 84, illustrated

MACRO–Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Tom Wesselmann, 2005, pp. 128-129, illustrated in color