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    Sale 7602

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Evening Sale

    30 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 56

    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

    Great American Nude #82 (#4)

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    Estimate

    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
    Great American Nude #82 (#4)
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Wesselmann 1966 GAN #82 (#4)
    painted molded Plexiglas
    37 5/8 x 88 7/8 x 3in. (95.5 x 225.5 x 7.6cm.)
    Executed in 1966, this work is number four from an edition of five unique versions, all in different colours


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    Provenance

    Claire Wesselmann Collection, New York.
    Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1972.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE FRENCH COLLECTION


    Literature

    S. Stealingworth, Tom Wesselmann, New York 1980 (illustrated in colour, p. 51).