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    Sale 2049

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Morning Session

    13 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 114

    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

    Untitled (Roma)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
    Untitled (Roma)
    inscribed 'Roma' (lower center); signed, inscribed again and dated 'Cy Twombly Roma May 57' (lower edge of the reverse)
    double sided--graphite on paper
    13¾ x 19 in. (34.9 x 48.3 cm.)
    Drawn in 1957.


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    This work will be included in the forthcoming Cy Twombly Works on Paper Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Nicola del Roscio.

    Provenance

    Private collection, acquired circa 1957
    By descent to the present owner


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION