1 April 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Face and Goldfish Sketch
signed and dated 'Wesselmann 78' (lower right)
ballpoint pen and colored pencil on board
2 x 3¼ in. (5.1 x 8.3 cm.)
Drawn in 1978.
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Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Anon. sale; Sotheby's, New York, 5 May 1987, lot 203
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
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