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Cy Twombly

(American, 1928 - 2011)

Untitled

1971


Lot 1 - Christie's, New York (November 10, 2010)

Post-War and Contemporary Evening Sale (Sale 2355)

$ 2,378,500 USD
€ 1,727,180 EUR
£ 1,476,503 GBP
Original Currency of Sale: $ 2,378,500 USD Premium
Estimate: $ 800,000 - 1,200,000 USD

Materials:
housepaint and wax crayon on paper

Measurements:
34.49 in. (87.60 cm.) (height) by 27.52 in. (69.90 cm.) (width)

Markings:
signed, titled, dated and inscribed 'For Gian Enzo Cy Twombly May 71' (on the reverse)

Exhibited:
Milan, Galleria Bergamini; Milan, Galleria Seno; Milan, Galleria Tega; Rome, Galleria L'Isola; Rome, La Nuova Pesa and Naples, Galleria Dina Carola, Anni Sessanta, Rigori e Utopia a Milano, Colore e Segno a Roma, March-December 1994, n.p. (illustrated in color).

Literature:
M. Carboni, "Arte a Roma e a Milano nei lontani anni '60," La Republica, 22 March 1994, p. 17 (illustrated in color).

Provenance:
Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome. Private collection, Tivoli. Galleria Cardi, Milan, 1989. Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne. Acquired from the above by the present owner.



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