• Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Christies

    Sale 2833

    Post-War and Contemporary Art

    1 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 95

    Reinier Lucassen (b. 1939)

    Leesplank voor kunsthistorici

    Price Realised  


    Reinier Lucassen (b. 1939)
    Leesplank voor kunsthistorici
    signed and dated 'r lucassen 67-68' (on the reverse)
    acrylics on fifteen attached canvasses
    213 x 307 cm. (overall), 70 x 60 cm. (each)

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    Pre-Lot Text


    'I don't care what someone else has to say; I just use elements of his story to tell my own' (Reinier Lucassen in: Exh. cat., Gijs van Tuyl, Lucassen, Biennale Venice, 1986, p.4)


    Haarlem, Frans Hals Museum, Lucassen: schilderijen in iedere gewenste stijl, 4 February - 1 April 1973, no. 37.
    Groningen, Groninger Museum, Lucassen, 14 April - 13 May 1973, no. 37.
    Antwerp, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Lucassen, 26 May - 1 July 1973, no. 37.