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Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
WORKS FROM THE COLLECTION OF ILEANA SONNABEND AND THE ESTATE OF NINA CASTELLI SUNDELL
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)

Untitled (Insects)

Details
Robert Rauschenberg (1925-2008)
Untitled (Insects)
engraving and paper collage on paperboard
10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.7 cm.)
Executed circa 1952.
Provenance
The Estate of Ileana Sonnabend, acquired directly from the artist
By descent from the above to the present owner
Literature
A. Götz, Robert Rauschenberg Drawings (Zeichnungen, Gouachen, Collagen: 1949 bis 1979), Munich, 1979, p. 10 (illustrated).
G. Celant, Roma New York 19481964: An Art Exploration, Milan, 1993, p. 74 (illustrated).
Exhibited
Kunsthalle Tubingen, Robert Rauschenberg: Drawings, May-June 1979.
Kunstmuseum Hannover mit Sammlung Sprengel, Robert Rauschenberg: Drawings, August-September 1979.
Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Humlebæk/Kopenhagen, Louisiana-Museum für Moderne Kunst; Frankfurt/Main, Städelsches Kunstinstitut and Münich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Robert Rauschenberg: Werke 1950-1980, March 1980-April 1981.
London, Tate Gallery, Rauschenberg: Werke 1950-1980, April 1981-June 1981.
Washington, D.C., Corcoran Gallery of Art; Houston, The Menil Collection; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Robert Rauschenberg: The Early 1950s, June 1991-January 1993, p. 129, no. 75 (illustrated in color).
New York, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Houston, Menil Collection; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Cologne, Museum Ludwig and Bilbao, Guggenheim Museum, Robert Rauschenberg: A Retrospective, September 1997-March 1999, p. 69, pl. 34 (illustrated in color).
New York, Craig F. Starr Gallery, Robert Rauschenberg: North African Collages and Scatole Personali c. 1952, June-August 2012, n.p., no. 6 (illustrated in color).
Sale Room Notice
Please note the additional exhibition history:
Kunsthalle Tubingen, Robert Rauschenberg: Drawings, May-June 1979.
Kunstmuseum Hannover mit Sammlung Sprengel, Robert Rauschenberg: Drawings, August-September 1979.
Berlin, Staatliche Kunsthalle; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf; Humlebæk/Kopenhagen, Louisiana-Museum für Moderne Kunst; Frankfurt/Main, Städelsches Kunstinstitut and Münich, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Robert Rauschenberg: Werke 1950-1980, March 1980-April 1981.
London, Tate Gallery, Rauschenberg: Werke 1950-1980, April 1981-June 1981.

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