11 November 2015,
Price realised USD 245,000
USD 180,000 - USD 250,000
Richard Estes (b. 1932)
signed 'ESTES' (center)
oil on panel
34 1/8 x 23 1/4 in. (86.6 x 59 cm.)
Painted in 2005.
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"Estes...invented a way to paint what appears to be two entirely different points of focus--the close-up and the distant panorama--as part of one canvas. Neither the eye nor the camera can capture images in this way, but Estes convinces us that it can be done" Louis K. Meisel
(L. Meisel, Photorealism Since 1980, New York, 1993, p. 179).
Marlborough Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Reggio Emilia, Palazzo Magnani and Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Richard Estes, March-September 2007, p. 165 (illustrated).
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