09-27-2017 09-27-2017
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3029B Boston
September 27, 2017 12:00PMCalender

Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008) Publicon--Station IV

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3029B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 27, 2017 12:00PM


Robert Rauschenberg (American, 1925-2008)

Publicon--Station IV, from Publicons, 1978, edition of 30 plus proofs, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (NGA/Gemini, 41.119). Signed, numbered, and dated "RAUSCHENBERG 8/30 78" in marker on a label from the publisher affixed to the reverse. Mixed media multiple including lacquered wood with collage of fabrics, bicycle wheel, enamel over polished aluminum, Plexiglas, and fluorescent light fixture, closed size 28 3/8 x 36 x 13 in. (72.0 x 91.4 x 33.0 cm).
Condition: Rubs to exterior (especially top), tears to fabric on door, fading/discoloration to sliding side panels, cord to light fixture cut/missing plug.

Provenance: A Massachusetts estate.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

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