Lot 80: Tom Wesselmann - Smoker, from an American Portrait - 1976 - SIGNED
14 November 2016
Brooklyn , NY, USALive Auction
Description: "Smoker, from an American Portrait" by Tom Wesselmann, 1976 Signed Serigraph. Paper size is 26 x 19.5 inches, with an image size of 16.25 x 16 inches. The Serigraph is from an edition size of 175 and is not framed. The condition was rated B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age. Additional details: Signed and Numbered 96 out of 175 in pencil by Wesselmann. Published by Transworld Art, New York on Museum Rag board. The Transworld blind stamp is in the lower left hand corner. This work is a part of Wesselmann's evolving series of "Smokers," originally inspired by the observations of his model for another ongoing series "Mouth." Wesselmann revisited the "Smoker" image throughout the 1970s. Minor foxing throughout the border of the piece. The image, signature and numbering are unaffected. Particularly heavy spotting on the upper left hand corner.
Condition Report: B-: Good Condition, Signs of Handling and Age
Artist or Maker: Wesselmann, Tom