Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Property from a Private East Coast Collection
Jasper Johns (b. 1930)

Untitled

Details
Jasper Johns (b. 1930)
Untitled
signed, dated and inscribed 'J. Johns '86-'87 ST. Martin' (upper right)
oil on canvas
32 x 25½ in. (81.3 x 64.8 cm.)
Painted in 1986-1987.
Provenance
Leo Castelli, New York
Eli and Edythe L. Broad, Los Angeles
Leo Castelli, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
G. Boudaille, Jasper Johns, New York, 1989, p. 128, no. 102 (illustrated in color).

Lot Essay

"...it interested me that Picasso had constructed a face with features on the outer edge. I started thinking in that direction, and it led me to use the rectangle of the paper as a face and attaching features to it." -Jasper Johns
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