Sale: 519 / Post War / Cont. Art II, June 19. 2021 in Munich Lot 539

 
539
Cy Twombly
Natural History Part I, Mushrooms, 1974.
Series of 10 Lithograph in colors with heliotyp...
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 79.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)
Lot description
Natural History Part I, Mushrooms. 1974.
Series of 10 Lithograph in colors with heliotype, photochrome, collages and color chalks drawing.
Bastian 42-51. All monogrammed, numbered and with ebossed Roman sheet number and copyright note. From an edition of 98 copies. On wove paper by Rives (without atermark), one on Richard de Bas wove paper (with watermark). Each 76 x 56 cm (29.9 x 22 in), size of sheet.
Printed by Matthieu Studio, Zürich-Dielsdorf (with blindstamp). Not in original case. Sheet X from another series of the same portfolio. [AM].
• Particularly appealing graphic series of unique character.
• One of Cy Twombly's most important graphic works.
• The artist participated in documenta 6 and 7 in 1977 and 1982
• Twombly combines photo works with drawings
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PROVENANCE: Private collection Northern Germany.

539
Cy Twombly
Natural History Part I, Mushrooms, 1974.
Series of 10 Lithograph in colors with heliotyp...
Estimate:
€ 40,000 / $ 46,400
Sold:
€ 68,750 / $ 79.750

(incl. 25% surcharge)