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    Sale 2409 | Lot 95
    Price Realized: $10,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2409 Lot 95

      ROBERT COLESCOTT (1925 - 2009)
      Wishing.

      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.

      Estimate $7,000 - 10,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $10,000