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    Sale 2044

    Prints and Multiples

    28 - 29 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 386

    CHUCK CLOSE (B. 1940)

    Self-Portrait (Pernotto 51)

    Price Realised  

    CHUCK CLOSE (B. 1940)
    Self-Portrait (Pernotto 51)
    etching, 1988, on Hahnemule, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 33/50 (there were also 6 artist's proofs), published by Pace Editions, New York, with the Aldo Crommelynck blindstamp, with full margins, the sheet edges slightly rippled where hinged on the reverse, in very good condition, framed
    P. 13½ x 9¾ in. (345 x 246 mm.)
    S. 21 x 15½in. (533 x 393mm.)


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    This was the artist's first spit-bite etching.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of a Distinguished Collector


    Literature

    Terrie Sultan, Chuck Close Prints: Process and Collaboration (exh. cat), Princeton University Press and Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, New Jersey and Texas, 2003, pp. 77-83.