• Post-War & Contemporary Mornin auction at Christies

    Sale 2220

    Post-War & Contemporary Morning Session

    11 November 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 145

    Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)

    Study for a Sculpture in the Form of a Saw, Cutting

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929)
    Study for a Sculpture in the Form of a Saw, Cutting
    signed with initials, titled and dated 'Model, Saw Mon. CO. 1973' (on the underside)
    spray enamel, shellac and graphite on cardboard
    17½ x 10 x 10 in. (44.5 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm.)
    Executed in 1973.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from the artist
    Private collection, New York
    Dickinson Roundell, Inc., New York


    Exhibited

    New York, Dickinson Roundell, Inc., Aftershock. The Legacy of the Readymade in Post-War Contemporary American Art, May-June 2003, p. 58, no. 18 (illustrated).