Nov 21, 2019 - Sale 2525

Sale 2525 - Lot 299

Price Realized: $ 60,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
Combat (I).

Oil on canvas, 1968. 2640x1820 mm; 104 1/4x71 inches. Signed in oil, lower right recto, and titled and dated in oil, verso.

This monumental work is from Golub's (1922-2004) Gigantomachies series, which draws upon classical antique figures and was made in response to the horrors of the Vietnam War.

Acquired directly from the artist; ex-collection the American art critic Donald Kuspit (born 1935), New Jersey; private collecton, New Jersey.