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Cy Twombly

Sperlonga Drawing

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

350,000

to
- 450,000 EUR

Cy Twombly

Cy Twombly

Sperlonga Drawing

Sperlonga Drawing

Estimate:

350,000

to
- 450,000 EUR

Lot sold:

436,000

EUR

Cy Twombly

1928 - 2011

Sperlonga Drawing


signed, inscribed and dated 1959; inscribed and dated No. 18 - 1959 on the reverse

pencil, wax crayon and oil-based house paint on card


(firmato, iscritto e datato 1959; iscritto e datato No. 18 - 1959 sul retro

matita, pastelli a cera e pittura per interni a base di olio su cartoncino)


cm 70,3x100,3; inches 27.67 by 39.48

Framed: cm 87,2x117,1x3,9; inches 34.33 by 46.10 by 1.53


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Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne

Private collection, Rome

Private collection, Italy

Thence by descent to the present owner (Ivi acquisito dall’attuale proprietario)

Nicola Del Roscio, Cy Twombly: Drawings, Catalogue Raisonné, Vol. II, 1956-1960, Munich 2012, p. 154, n. 120, illustrated in colour
Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Vienna, Heiner Bastian, Cy Twombly. Zeichnungen 1953-1973, 1973, n.p., n. 24, illustrated