Mel Ramos (b. 1935)
The Birth of Venus
signed and dated 'Mel Ramos 75' (lower right)
watercolor on paper
image: 13¼ x 22¼ in. (33.7 x 56.5 cm.)
sheet: 22¼ x 30¼ in. (56.5 x 76.8 cm.)
Painted in 1975.
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
David Stuart Gallery, Los Angeles
Anon. sale; Christie's East, New York, 8 November 1993, lot 29
Acquired after the above sale by the present owner
D. Kuspit, Mel Ramos: Pop Art Fantasies, The Complete Paintings, New York, 2004, pp. 213, no. A75-7 (illustrated in color).

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