Sale: 429 / Post War / Contemporary Art, Dec. 04./05. 2015 in Munich Lot 524

 

524
Tom Wesselmann
Claire's Valentine #39 (Open Ended Drawing Edition), 1975.
Acrylic
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 19.575

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Claire's Valentine #39 (Open Ended Drawing Edition) 1975
Diluted Liquitex-Acrylicpaint over pencil on board
Signed, dated, numbered and dedicated "For beautiful Helen" lower center Verso once more signed and dated, as well as titled and inscribed with technique Once more signed, dated, titled and inscribed with technique and dimensions on rear of frame 254 x 201 cm (10 x 79 in), size of sheet
This is a sheet from the series of drawings "Claire`s Valentine" Based on a drawing that Wesselmann made as a Valentine's Day present for his wife Claire in 1971, he worked on an edition of 48 sheets over a period of four years

This work is registered in the archive of the Tom Wesselmann Estate, New York, with the number P71139 registriert We are grateful to the Tom Wesselmann Estate for the kind support in cataloging this lot

PROVENANCE: Formerly in private collection of Jerome and Helen Goodman, New York (with hand-written address on rear of frame, obtained as present with dedication from the artist)
Private collection USA (inherited from previously mentioned)

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524
Tom Wesselmann
Claire's Valentine #39 (Open Ended Drawing Edition), 1975.
Acrylic
Estimate:
€ 12,000 / $ 13,920
Sold:
€ 16,875 / $ 19.575

(incl. 25% surcharge)