Jun 24, 2010 - Sale 2219

Sale 2219 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 3,840
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
BOB THOMPSON (1937 - 1966)
Untitled (Landscape).

Oil on canvas, unstretched, circa 1960. 273x241 mm; 10 3/4x9 1/2 inches. Signed in oil, lower left.

Provenance: gift or exchange with the artist, Peter Passuntino, New York. Bob Thompson and Peter Passuntino were both West Village artists and friends in the early 1960s and often gave each other works of art. Both artists showed together in Exhibition of Paintings: Peter Passuntino/Bob Thompson at City Gallery in New York in 1964. Passuntino later formed the influential artist group Rhino Horn with fellow figurative artists Benny Andrews, Jay Milder, Nicholas Sperakis and June Leaf.