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    Sale 2169

    Post War and Contemporary Art Afternoon Session

    14 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 375

    Robert Colescott (b. 1925)

    Grandma and the Frenchman (Identity Crises)

    Price Realised  

    Robert Colescott (b. 1925)
    Grandma and the Frenchman (Identity Crises)
    signed and dated 'R. Colescott 90' (lower right); signed again, titled and dated again '"Grandma and the Frenchman (Identity Crises) Robert Colescott May 1990' (on the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    84 x 73 in. (213.3 x 185.4 cm.)
    Painted in 1990.


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    Provenance

    Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York


    Literature

    H. Cotter, "Unrepentant Offender of Almost Everyone," The New York Times, June 8 1997.


    Exhibited

    La Biennale di Venezia, XLVII Esposizione Internazionale D'Arte; SITE Santa Fe; University of Nebraska at Lincoln, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery & Sculpture Garden; University of California Berkeley Art Museum; Portland Art Museum, Portland; Tucson, University of Arizona Museum of Art; Queens Museum of Art; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center, Robert Colescott: Recent Paintings, 1987-1997, 1998-2000, p. 17 (illustrated).