Description

    ROBERT RAUSCHENBERG (American, 1925-2008)
    Rush I (from the Cloister series), 1980
    Solvent transfer on paper and collage laid on panel
    98-1/4 x 74 inches (249.7 x 188.0 cm) sight
    Signed and dated lower right
    Signed, titled and dated verso

    Property of a Distinguished Gentleman

    PROVENANCE:
    Leo Castelli Gallery, New York (label verso);
    Christie's, New York, May 17, 2007, lot 247

    EXHIBITED:
    Pinacotheque Nationale Musee Alexandre Soutzos, Athens, "Modern American Paintings";
    Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Texas, September-November 1982, no. A72;
    Centre Nationale de la Photographie, Paris, "Contiguites," February-April 1984;
    School of Visual Arts, New York, "Group Exhibition," October 1984;
    Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, "El Sonado Mundo de Rauschenberg," April-June 1985


    Condition Report*:

    Colors appear true. Center image has become un-hinged on the bottom edge. Pin holes on the upper left and right hand corners of papers possibly due to the artistic process. Light staining on the center left edge of top paper. Light accretions on the center right edge and lower left edge on borders. Linear crease and possible partial tear on the upper left edge with a light linear crease below. Framed in a plexiglas shadow box. Not examined outside of frame. Framed Dimensions 99 X 75 Inches

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