• Post-War & Contemporary Aftern auction at Christies

    Sale 2221

    Post-War & Contemporary Afternoon Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 365

    RICHARD PRINCE (B. 1949)

    Rolex

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    RICHARD PRINCE (B. 1949)
    Rolex
    signed, numbered and dated 'R. Prince 1979 5/10' (on the reverse)
    Ektacolor print
    20 x 24 in. (50.8 x 61 cm.)
    Executed in 1979. This work is number five from an edition of ten.


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    Provenance

    Cornette de St. Cyr, Paris
    Anon. sale; Phillips de Pury & Company, 11 November 2005, lot 119
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner


    Literature

    B. Ruf, ed., Richard Prince: Photographs, Ostfildern-Ruit 2003, p. 23 (illustrated).
    "Spiritual America: Richard Prince," Apeture, New York, 1989, p. 57 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    New York, Skarstedt Fine Art, Richard Prince: Early Photographs, February-April 2001 (another example exhibited).
    New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; London, Serpentine Gallery, Richard Prince: Spiritual America, September-August 2008, p. 31 (illustrated, another example exhibited).