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June 29, 2022 10:00 AMCalender

Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004) Portrait Collage #11

Auction: American & European Works of Art - 4170MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: June 29, 2022 10:00AM


Tom Wesselmann (American, 1931-2004)

Portrait Collage #11
Inscribed, titled, and dated "TOM WESSELMANN/.../1959/9 1/2 X 11"/LIQUITEX AND COLLAGE ON BOARD" on the reverse.
Mixed media collage including Liquitex, 9 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (24.0 x 29.2 cm),framed.
Condition: Scattered creases to some collage elements.

Provenance: Gift from the artist to Marcus Ratliff; estate of Marcus Ratliff, Vermont.

N.B. We would like to thank the Tom Wesselmann Estate for their kind assistance in cataloging this lot.
Estimate $80,000-120,000

There are small losses and tears to the edge of the element that makes up the figure's hair and to the leaf. These could be inherent to the material and/or the artist's process. There are horizontal creases to the green and blue elements on the left-hand side.

Framed dimensions: 10 x 12 in.

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Marcus Ratliff