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    Sale 7706

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    12 February 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

    Open Ended Nude (Variable Edition), #150

    Price Realised  


    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
    Open Ended Nude (Variable Edition), #150
    signed, numbered and dated '#150, Wesselman, '82' (lower left)
    pencil on bristol board
    3¾ x 8 7/8in. (9.5 x 22.5cm.)
    Executed in 1982

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    Open Ended Nude (Variable Edition), #150 belongs to the "Variable Editions" series, which Wesselmann began in the 1970s. A unique example executed in 1982 shortly before the artist completed the series with #200, the present work employs a unique form or colour combination differentiating it from others in the grouping. The artist would begin working on the grouping without knowing how many works would eventually comprise the series.

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    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner.