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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 164

    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

    Still Life #53

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    Estimate

    Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
    Still Life #53
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'SL#53 1965 Wesselmann #1 of edition of 4' (on the reverse)
    gripflex paint on uvex in artist's frame
    47½ x 59 x 5 in. (120.7 x 149.9 x 12.7 cm.)
    Executed in 1965. This work is number one from an edition of four.


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    Provenance

    Congress for Racial Equality Benefit Auction, New York, donated by the artist, 1965
    Acquired from the above by the previous owner
    By descent to the present owner