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Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3203B Boston
January 25, 2019 10:00 AMCalender

John Baldessari (American, b. 1931) Man with Light

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3203B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 25, 2019 10:00AM


John Baldessari (American, b. 1931)

Man with Light
No visible signature, identified, titled, and dated ".../1990" in the catalogue raisonné (see below).
Black and white photograph, oil tint, and vinyl paint on paper mounted to paperboard, 40 x 32 in. (101.5 x 81.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Craquelure to blue paint, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: The artist; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Benefit Auction; collection of Maria Lopez and Stephen Mindich, Massachusetts.

Literature: Patrick Pardo and Robert Dean, John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné, Volume Three: 1987-1993 (New Haven and London: Marian Goodman Gallery/Yale University Press, 2015), cat. no. 1990.42, illustrated p. 227.

Exhibitions: Collector's Showcase, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, June 9–July 5, 2011.
Estimate $40,000-60,000

A clipping from a charity auction catalog (presumably the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Benefit Auction) with the lot entry for this work is affixed to the frame backing.

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yale university press, Robert Dean, Maria Lopez, John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonn, Patrick Pardo, Stephen Mindich, London, Provincetown