Sale: 503 / Post War / Contemporary Art II, July 17. 2020 in Munich Lot 115

 
115
Tom Wesselmann
Study for Wildflower Bouquet, 1990.
Acrylic over pencil on board
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 59,500
Sold:
€ 81,250 / $ 96.687

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Study for Wildflower Bouquet. 1990.
Acrylic over pencil on board.
Signed and dated in bottom center of the image. 58.5 x 47.4 cm (23 x 18.6 in), size of sheet. [JS].

• One of the rare flower still lifes by the great American representative of Pop Art
• In the characteristic graphic linear style, which is also constitutive of Wesselmann's famous steel-cuts
• Model for Wesselmann's color silkscreen "Country Bouquet with Blue" from 1991
• Works by Tom Wesselmanns are in possession of renowned international collections like the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Tate London, and the Museum Ludwig, Cologne
.

We are grateful to The Estate of Tom Wesselmann for kindly providing us with information. The artwork is listed in the archive.

PROVENANCE: Galerie Thomas, Munich.
Private collection Southern Germany (acquired from aforementioned).

"The prime mission of my art..is to make figurative art as exciting as abstract art."
Tom Wesselmann, quote from: https://gagosian.com/artists/tom-wesselmann/

115
Tom Wesselmann
Study for Wildflower Bouquet, 1990.
Acrylic over pencil on board
Estimate:
€ 50,000 / $ 59,500
Sold:
€ 81,250 / $ 96.687

(incl. 25% surcharge)