Bob Thompson

American, 1937–1966

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In his short career, Bob Thompson defied the midcentury American predilection for abstraction by channeling the political tumult and energy of the early 1960s into figurative paintings. Thompson started his mature body of work in Provincetown, …

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Trees and River, 1960
oil on canvas
31.8 x 19.7 cm
Dec 14, 2022Christie's
Trees and River, 1960
oil on canvas
31.8 x 19.7 cm
Dec 14, 2022
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 1
The Struggle, 1960
oil on wood
18.4 x 9.5 cm
Dec 14, 2022Christie's
The Struggle, 1960
oil on wood
18.4 x 9.5 cm
Dec 14, 2022
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 14
The Traveler, 1960
oil on board
25.4 x 30.5 cm
Nov 17, 2022Sotheby's
The Traveler, 1960
oil on board
25.4 x 30.5 cm
Nov 17, 2022
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 601
The Family, 1961
oil on panel
20 x 23 1/2 in. (50.8 x 59.7 cm)
Nov 16, 2022Phillips
The Family, 1961
oil on panel
20 x 23 1/2 in. (50.8 x 59.7 cm)
Nov 16, 2022
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session
Lot 101
The Chase, 1958
Oil on masonite board
54.91 x 48.26 cm
Mar 31, 2022Swann
The Chase, 1958
Oil on masonite board
54.91 x 48.26 cm
Mar 31, 2022
Swann
African American Art
Lot 51
Nativity Scene, 1964
gouache on paper
10 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (27.6 x 26 cm)
Mar 9, 2022Phillips
Nativity Scene, 1964
gouache on paper
10 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (27.6 x 26 cm)
Mar 9, 2022
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 63
Adam and Eve, 1964
gouache on paper
10 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (27.6 x 26 cm)
Mar 9, 2022Phillips
Adam and Eve, 1964
gouache on paper
10 7/8 x 10 1/4 in. (27.6 x 26 cm)
Mar 9, 2022
Phillips • New York
New Now
Lot 62
Untitled, 1963
pastel and gouache on paper mounted on panel
4 x 51⁄4 in. (10.2 x 13.3 cm.)
Dec 15, 2021Christie's
Untitled, 1963
pastel and gouache on paper mounted on panel
4 x 51⁄4 in. (10.2 x 13.3 cm.)
Dec 15, 2021
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 14
Untitled, 1963
pastel and gouache on paper mounted on panel
4 x 51⁄4 (10.2 x 13.3 cm.)
Dec 15, 2021Christie's
Untitled, 1963
pastel and gouache on paper mounted on panel
4 x 51⁄4 (10.2 x 13.3 cm.)
Dec 15, 2021
Christie's
First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 15
Untitled (New York)
Color pastel drawing, on wove paper, unframed.
4 1/4 x 7 in. (10.8 x 17.8 cm)
Oct 21, 2021Phillips
Untitled (New York)
Color pastel drawing, on wove paper, unframed.
4 1/4 x 7 in. (10.8 x 17.8 cm)
Oct 21, 2021
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 399
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