• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    Mel Ramos (b. 1935)

    Son of Spectre

    Price Realised  

    Mel Ramos (b. 1935)
    Son of Spectre
    signed 'Mel Ramos' (on a paper label affixed to the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    11 x 10 in. (27.9 x 25.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1993.


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    Provenance

    Ed Plunket, New York
    Gift from the above to the present owner


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note this work was painted in 1993.


    Literature

    E. Claridge, The Girls of Mel Ramos, London, 1975, pp. 43 and 155, no. 24 (illustrated).
    D. Kuspit and L. Meisel, Mel Ramos, Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York, 2004, p. 40 (illustrated in color).