13 November 2008,
Price realised USD 314,500
USD 250,000 - USD 350,000
Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
graphite, crayon and gouache on paperboard
44 1/8 x 38 1/8 in. (112.1 x 96.8 cm.)
Executed in 1971.
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This work will be included in the forthcoming Cy Twombly Works on Paper Catalogue raisonné being prepared by Nicola del Roscio.
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1971
New York, Whitney Museum of American Art, Contemporary Drawing, May-June 1973.
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