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Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

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Cy Twombly (b. 1928)

Idilion

Details
Cy Twombly (b. 1928) Idilion diptych-- oil, watercolor, graphite, wax crayon and vellum collage on paper mounted on paper left panel: 15 x 22½ in. (38.1 x 57.2 cm.) right panel: 53¼ x 38 in. (135.3 x 245.1 cm.) Executed in 1976. (2)
Provenance
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Marx Collection, Berlin
The Pace Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
Y. Lambert, Cy Twombly: Catalogue Raisonné Des Oeuvres sur Papier, Vol. VI, 1973-1976, Milan, 1979, p. 164, no. 176 (illustrated).
R. Smith, "Art: Cy Twombly at Pace," The New York Times, January 22 1988.
Exhibited
New York, Leo Castelli Gallery, Cy Twombly-Watercolors, September-October 1976.
Kassel, Documenta 6, 1977, vol. III, p. 108, pl. 7 (illustrated).
Nationalgalerie Berlin Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz and Monchengladbach, Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, Joseph Beuys, Robert Rauschenberg, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol: Sammlung Marx, March-September 1982, p. 150, pl. 94.
New York, The Pace Gallery, Cy Twombly: Works on Paper, January 1988, pl. 15 (illustrated).
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