May 13, 2014 - Sale 2350

Sale 2350 - Lot 206

Estimate: $ 30,000 - $ 50,000
Ode to Ang.

Watercolor on thick cream wove paper, 1974. 505x355 mm; 19 7/8x14 inches. Signed and dated in pencil, lower center recto. Gift from the artist directly to the current owner.

Known for his erotic and evocative color lithographs of female nudes juxtaposed with popular advertising (see lot 208), Ramos (born 1935) has also made numerous works in homage to 19th century artists including Édouard Manet and Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres. In this case he draws on the latter's La Sourre, 1856, now in the Musée d'Orsay, Paris.