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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    Mel Ramos (b. 1935)

    Butterfinger: The Lost Painting of 1965 #12

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Mel Ramos (b. 1935)
    Butterfinger: The Lost Painting of 1965 #12
    signed and dated 'Mel Ramos '96' (lower right)
    watercolor on paper
    30 x 22 in. (76.2 x 55.9 cm.)
    Painted in 1996.


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    Provenance

    Nestlé Deutschland AG, Frankfurt
    Acquired from the above by the present owner


    Literature

    D. Kuspit, Mel Ramos Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York, 2004, p. 226 (illustrated in color).