11 November 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 842,500
Estimate USD 200,000 - USD 300,000
Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Cy Twombly-Rome 71' (on the reverse)
oil, graphite and oilstick on paper board collage
33 x 27½ in. (83.8 x 69.8 cm.)
Executed in 1971.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Cy Twombly--Works on Paper being prepared by Nicola Del Roscio.
Private collection, acquired from the artist
Private collection, Rome
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