Apr 07, 2016 - Sale 2409

Sale 2409 - Lot 95

Price Realized: $ 10,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
ROBERT COLESCOTT (1925 - 2009)

Acrylic on cotton canvas, 1985. 305x356 mm; 12x14 inches. Signed and dated in acrylic, upper right recto. Inscribed "Paintings I promised never to paint!" in pencil on the stretcher bars, verso.

Provenance: Semaphore Gallery, New York; Moss Gallery, New York, with the label on the frame back; private collection.

Exhibited: The Member's Gallery, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 1986-87, with the label on the frame back.

Wishing is from Robert Colescott's 1985 series of small format Paintings I Promised Never to Make,which also includes Hands in Chains, Hands Testing Rope, and Money Changing Hands.