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    Sale 11950

    Photographs

    6 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 20

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

    Rauschenberg Photographs

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
    Rauschenberg Photographs
    New York: Sonnabend Editions, 1980. Number 40 from the edition of 50. Portfolio of 12 gelatin silver prints, 1949-61, printed 1979, each signed, dated, and numbered '40/50' in ink (margin), each image approximately 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm.), each sheet 13 ¼ x 13 ½ in. (33.8 x 34.4 cm.); printed title, plate list, numbered '40' with stamp (colophon); contained in original beige cloth clamshell box with mounted photograph


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    The plates are as follows:

    1. Tangier, 1952
    2. Ceiling with Light Bulb, c. 1952
    3. Central Park, 1950
    4. Untitled (Inside of an Old Carriage), c. 1949
    5. Quiet House (Black Mountain College), c. 1949
    6. Sneakers, 1950
    7. Bathroom Window (Broadway Studio), c. 1961
    8. Laundry - New York City, late 1950s
    9. Car and Cover, c. 1951
    10. Billboard (Stalin), 1953
    11. Car with Tarpaulin, 1951
    12. Stop, 1951

    Provenance

    The artist;
    Acquired from the above by the Estate of Ileana Sonnabend;
    By descent to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL