• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 241

    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

    Silex Scintillans

    Price Realised  

    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
    Silex Scintillans
    signed with initials and dated 'CT Aug 12 81 Mars 10 82' (upper right)
    oil, oil stick and crayon on paper
    39¼ x 27½ in. (100 x 70 cm.)
    Executed in 1981-1982.


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    Provenance

    Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne
    Private collection


    Literature

    Y. Lambert, Cy Twombly: Catalogue raisonné des oeuvres sur papier, Volume VII, 1977-1982, Milan, 1991, cat. no. 165, p. 157 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    Cologne, Galerie Karsten Greve, Cy Twombly. Neue Arbeiten, April-June 1982, no. 28 (illustrated in color in the catalogue and on the illustration card).