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Lycian Drawing (Nimphidia) by CY TWOMBLY
CY TWOMBLY

(AMERICAN, 1928 - 2011)

Lycian Drawing (Nimphidia)

1982


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LOT #17

JUNE 28, 2017

Sotheby's, London

Contemporary Art Evening Auction


Lycian Drawing (Nimphidia) Regular price: $179.99 £ 692,750 GBP Premium880,767 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

oil, crayon and pencil on Fabriano paper

Measurements:

39.37 in. (100.00 cm.) (height) by 27.56 in. (70.00 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated Sept 26 82

Exhibited:

Paris, Galerie Yvon Lambert,. Cy Twombly, October - November 1982

Literature:

Yvon Lambert,. Cy Twombly: Catalogue Raisonné des Oeuvres sur Papier, 1977-82 , Vol. VII, Milan 1991, p. 185, no. 204, illustrated. Nicola Del Roscio, Ed., Cy Twombly: Catalogue Raisonné of the Drawings, 1980-1989, Vol. VII, Rome 2016, p. 131, illustrated in colour

Provenance:

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1982


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