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Cy Twombly

Untitled

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Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly

Untitled

Untitled

Estimate:

2,500,000

to
- 3,500,000 GBP

Lot sold:

2,865,000

GBP

Property from a Distinguished Private Collector

Cy Twombly

1928 - 2011

Untitled


signed with the artist's initials and dated July 14 81 on the left sheet 

oil, wax crayon and pencil on paper 

left sheet: 150.5 by 133.5 cm. 59¼ by 52⅞ in.

right sheet: 100 by 70 cm. 39⅜ by 27¾ in.

Executed in 1981-82. 

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Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne

Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York

Pablo Stähli, Zurich

Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne and Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London

Claude Berri, Paris

Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne

Private Collection, Germany

Dr. and Mrs. Paul Sternberg, Illinois

Christie’s, New York, 10 November 2004, Lot 21

Gagosian, New York 

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2013

Yvonne Lambert, Catalogue raisonné des oeuvres sur papier de Cy Twombly, Vol. VII, Milan 1991, p. 125, no. 128, illustrated

Nicola Del Roscio, Cy Twombly Drawings, Cat. Rais. Vol. 7 1980-1989, Munich 2016, p. 93, illustrated in colour 

Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cy Twombly, Arbeiten auf Papier 1981-82, June – July 1982, n.p., no. 34 and 35, illustrated in color

New York, Hirschl & Adler Modern, Cy Twombly. Paintings and Drawings, 1952-1984, October – November 1984, n.p., no. 31, illustrated

Paris, Artcurial, Méditerranée. Sources et formes du XXème Siècle, May – June 1988

Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toward the Future: Contemporary Art in Context, May – July 1990