The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Evening Auction

The Emily Fisher Landau Collection: An Era Defined | Evening Auction

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November 9, 12:13 AM GMT


20,000,000 - 30,000,000 USD

Lot Details


Cy Twombly

(1928 - 2011)


oil-based house paint and wax crayon on canvas

67 ⅞ by 86 in. 172.4 by 218.4 cm.

Executed in 1968.

Robert Rauschenberg, New York

Acquired from the above in January 1986 by the present owner

Laura de Coppet and Alan Jones, The Art Dealers, New York, 1984, p. 92, illustrated

Heiner Bastian, ed., Cy Twombly: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings, Volume III, 1966-1971, Munich, 1994, no. 62, p. 145, illustrated in color

Marisa Bartolucci, "Palm Beach Modern," Town and Country, May 2000, pp. 172-175, 204, 208

Mark Stephen Archer, The New Formal: Interiors by James Aman, New York, 2016, p. 41, illustrated in color (in installation) 

New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Cy Twombly, November - December 1968

Royal Dublin Society, ROSC '71, The Poetry of Vision, October - December 1971, no. 141, p. 229, illustrated

New York, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Members and Recipients of Awards, May - June 1987, no. 30, n.p.

New York, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Paint and Painted: Paintings and Sculpture from the Collection, May 1993 - April 1995

West Palm Beach, Norton Museum of Art, A Remarkable Gathering: The Fisher Landau Family Collection, March - September 2022