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    Sale 2169

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 315

    Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)

    Untitled (Clown Taking a Shit)

    Price Realised  

    Bruce Nauman (b. 1941)
    Untitled (Clown Taking a Shit)
    signed with initials and dated 'BN 1987' (lower right)
    colored pencil, graphite and Polaroids on paper
    23½ x 33½ in. (60 x 85 cm.)
    Executed in 1987.


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    Provenance

    Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles


    Literature

    J. Snyder, Bruce Nauman: 1985-1996 Drawings, Prints and Related Works, exh. cat., Ridgefield, 1997, p. 26 (illustrated).
    La Photo Écrite 1950-2005, Paris, 2005, pp. 78-79 (illustrated).