14 May 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 769,000
Estimate USD 800,000 - USD 1,200,000
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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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
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