Prints & Photography Auction

September 29October 04, 2018
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LOT 47

Lot 47

CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011)

CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011)
Lot 47 Details
CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011), American


Colour offset lithograph printed in blue ink; the poster being an invitation to the Leo Castelli exhibition, with typeset lettering “Leo Castelli 4 E 77 NY 10021” and stamped with an un-cancelled postage stamp dated “Nov 25 ‘68” verso, the sheet with the original quartered folds and with two closure tabs present at each side, with the typed address to the collector “Mr. Steve Joy” to the verso.
Sheet 23.8 x 17.8 in — 60.5 x 45.3 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $1,020
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011)
  • CY TWOMBLY (1928-2011)

The invitation was addressed to Mr. Steve Joy, 336 E 59th St., N.Y, N.Y.;
Private Collection, Toronto


A poster promoting Twombly’s exhibition held at Leo Castelli Gallery from November 30 to December 21, 1968.


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LOT 47

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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