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    Sale 5324

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    13 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    Lucas Samaras (b. 1936)

    Untitled - October 23, 1960

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    Lucas Samaras (b. 1936)
    Untitled - October 23, 1960
    signed with the artist's initials and dated 'LS OCT 23, 60' (on the reverse)
    pastel on paper
    12 x 9in. (30.5 x 22.8cm.)
    Executed in 1960


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    Provenance

    The Pace Gallery, New York (#11034).
    Anon. sale, Sotheby's New York, 5 May 1994, lot 182.


    Exhibited

    Denver, Denver Art Museum, Samaras Pastels, October-December 1981 (illustrated in colour, p. 26).