12 May 2005
Cy Twombly (b. 1928)
graphite on paper
10¾ x 13¾ in. (27.3 x 34.9 cm.)
Drawn circa 1954-1955.
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
John Bedenkapp, New York
Douglas Dean Courtnier, Inc., New York
Anon. sale; Christie's, New York, 8 February 1986, lot 34
Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York
Acquired from the above by the previous owner
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Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania, Institute of Contemporary Art and San Francisco Museum of Art, Cy Twombly: Paintings, Drawings, Constructions 1951-1974, March-June 1975.
To be included in the forthcoming Catalogue Raisonné of Cy Twombly - Works on Paper being prepared by Nicola Del Roscio.
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This monumental, square-format work is a major highlight of Christie’s Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 20 June in London