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Richard Thompson (American, b. 1945) That Awful Moment at the Rainbow's End Trailer Court

Auction:
3081T
Lot:
1167
Sold for:
$431$350

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Auction:
Discovery - 3081T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
March 08, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Richard Thompson (American, b. 1945)

That Awful Moment at the Rainbow's End Trailer Court
, from the series Terrible Death Desert Storm. Signed, dated, and titled "...1980 RThompson..." on the reverse, with a label from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, affixed to the stretcher. Oil on canvas, 59 1/2 x 96 in., framed. Condition: Craquelure.

Provenance: Purchased by the current owner from Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York.

Literature: 1981 Biennial Exhibition, exhibition catalog (New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1981), illustrated p. 113.

Exhibitions: Richard Thompson: Death Desert Storm, Space Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1980; 1981 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, January 20-April 19, 1981.
Estimate $700-900

Framed dimension: 60 1/4 x 97 in.


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Keywords

Richard Thompson, Guggenheim Fellows, Manhattan, Modern art, Modern painters, Visual arts, Whitney, Los Angeles, United States

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