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    Sale 5396

    Post War & Contemporary Art

    11 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 434

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

    Plus Fours (from Hoarfrost Editions (G. 573))

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    Estimate

    Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
    Plus Fours (from Hoarfrost Editions (G. 573))
    signed, numbered and dated 'RAUSCHENBERG, 15/28, 74' (upper left)
    offset lithograph and screenprint transfers, on silk chiffon and silk satin
    67 x 95in. (170.2 x 241.3cm.)
    Executed 1974, this work is number fifteen from an edition of twenty-eight plus ten artist proofs and seven trial proofs


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    Provenance

    Leo Castelli, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    So that ideas of sort of relaxed symmetry have been something for years that I have been concerned with because I think that symmetry is a neutral shape as opposed to a form of design.

    Robert Rauschenberg


    Exhibited

    Aarhus, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Robert Rauschenberg - On and Off the Wall, May-September 2006 (another version illustrated in colour, p. 15).