May 22, 2018 - Sale 2479

Sale 2479 - Lot 242

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Great American Nude.

Color screenprint, 1968. 336x375 mm; 12 7/8x14 3/4 inches (sheet), full margins. Edition of 300. From the same-titled series. A very good impression with fresh colors.

Wesselmann's (1931-2004) series Great American Nude (begun 1961), which frist brought him attention in the art world, was inspired by a dream he had concerning America and the phrase "red, white and blue." The series incorporated representational images of nudes with patriotic themes and symbols.