29 June 2000,
Price realised GBP 75,250
GBP 60,000 - GBP 80,000
Cy Twombly (b. 1929)
signed, inscribed and dated 'Cy Twombly Roma 1964' (lower centre)
coloured crayons, pastel, pen and ink, ball-point pen and pencil on paper
195/8 x 233/8in. (49.8 x 59.4cm.)
Executed in 1964
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To be included in the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of Cy Twombly drawings by Nicola Del Roscio and Heiner Bastian.
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Galerie Klewan, Munich.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1977.
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