Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)

Seated Nude (Variation #2)

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Tom Wesselmann (1931-2004)
Seated Nude (Variation #2)
signed and dated 'Wesselmann 85 ©' (on the reverse)
enamel on laser-cut steel
62 ½ x 36 ½ in. (158.8 x 92.7 cm.)
Executed in 1985. This work is number two from a series of seven unique variants.
Provenance
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
Private collection, 1986

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When a nude was done in black it was, forcefully, a drawing. When the same steel drawing was done in color, it became a nude more than a drawing. The subject matter, that is, became the more dominant element.
—Tom Wesselmann

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