Claes Oldenburg

Swedish, b. 1929

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Claes Oldenburg

Swedish, b. 1929

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$275,000
Sculpture in the Form of a Trowel Stuck in the Ground – Model, 1969-1970
Sold on Nov 14, 2019
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Sculpture
lacquer on wood, in two parts
111.8 x 76.2 x 61.3 cm
Realized Price
$275,000
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Description
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Sculpture in the Form of a Trowel Stuck in the Ground – Model lacquer on wood, in two parts overall: 44 x 30 x 24 1/8 in. (111.8 x 76.2 x 61.3 cm.) Executed in 1969-1970.
Sculpture in the Form of a Trowel Stuck in the Ground – Model, 1969-1970
lacquer on wood, in two parts
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
$275,000
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Sculpture
111.8 x 76.2 x 61.3 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$275,000
Description
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Sculpture in the Form of a Trowel Stuck in the Ground – Model lacquer on wood, in two parts overall: 44 x 30 x 24 1/8 in. (111.8 x 76.2 x 61.3 cm.) Executed in 1969-1970.
$62,500
Monument to the Last Horse, 1989-1990
Sold on Sep 27, 2019
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Sculpture
steel, concrete and latex paint on metal base
80 x 69.9 x 49.5 cm
Realized Price
$62,500
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1942) Monument to the Last Horse stamped with the artist's signature, title, inscription, number and date 'MONUMENT TO THE LAST HORSE 1990 Oldenburg 5/8 ANIMO ET FIDE' (on the base) steel, concrete and latex paint on metal base 31 ½ x 27 ½ x 19 ½ in. (80 x 69.9 x 49.5 cm.) Executed in 1989-1990. This work is number five from an edition of eight.
Monument to the Last Horse, 1989-1990
steel, concrete and latex paint on metal base
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
$62,500
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Sculpture
80 x 69.9 x 49.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2019
Christie's
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$62,500
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1942) Monument to the Last Horse stamped with the artist's signature, title, inscription, number and date 'MONUMENT TO THE LAST HORSE 1990 Oldenburg 5/8 ANIMO ET FIDE' (on the base) steel, concrete and latex paint on metal base 31 ½ x 27 ½ x 19 ½ in. (80 x 69.9 x 49.5 cm.) Executed in 1989-1990. This work is number five from an edition of eight.
£43,750
Fagend Study, 1968
Sold on Jun 28, 2019
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sculpture
50.8 x 25.4 x 16.5 cm
Realized Price
£43,750
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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Fagend Study, 1968
sculpture
Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
£43,750
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50.8 x 25.4 x 16.5 cm
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Jun 28, 2019
Phillips
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£43,750
$200,000
Punching Bag, 1968
Sold on May 15, 2019
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paintings
46.4 x 91.4 cm
Realized Price
$200,000
Auction Sale
May 15, 2019
Phillips
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Punching Bag, 1968
paintings
May 15, 2019
Phillips
$200,000
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46.4 x 91.4 cm
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May 15, 2019
Phillips
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$200,000
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Fagend Study, 1976
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Sculpture
cast aluminum hand painted with enamel
25.4 x 47 x 17.8 cm
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Price not available
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Fagend Study stamped with the artist's name twice, inscribed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1976 Claes Oldenburg Fagend Study, 1968 CO 11/24’ (on the interior of the filter) cast aluminum hand painted with enamel 10 x 18 ½ x 7 in. (25.4 x 47 x 17.8 cm.) Conceived in 1968. Executed in 1976. This work is number eleven from an edition of twenty-four.
Fagend Study, 1976
cast aluminum hand painted with enamel
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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Sculpture
25.4 x 47 x 17.8 cm
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Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Fagend Study stamped with the artist's name twice, inscribed, titled, numbered and dated ‘1976 Claes Oldenburg Fagend Study, 1968 CO 11/24’ (on the interior of the filter) cast aluminum hand painted with enamel 10 x 18 ½ x 7 in. (25.4 x 47 x 17.8 cm.) Conceived in 1968. Executed in 1976. This work is number eleven from an edition of twenty-four.
$87,500
Study for Soft Alphabet, with Numbers, 1970-1975
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Work on Paper
graphite and wax crayon on paper
71.1 x 50.8 cm
Realized Price
$87,500
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Study for Soft Alphabet, with Numbers signed with the artist's initials and dated 'CO 70 1975' (lower right) graphite and wax crayon on paper 28 ¼ x 20 in. (71.1 x 50.8 cm.) Drawn in 1970-1975.
Study for Soft Alphabet, with Numbers, 1970-1975
graphite and wax crayon on paper
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
$87,500
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Work on Paper
71.1 x 50.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$87,500
Description
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) Study for Soft Alphabet, with Numbers signed with the artist's initials and dated 'CO 70 1975' (lower right) graphite and wax crayon on paper 28 ¼ x 20 in. (71.1 x 50.8 cm.) Drawn in 1970-1975.
$20,000
Geometric Mouse - Scale C, 1971
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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anodized aluminum multiple, 1971, with the artist's incised initials, numbered 10/120 (there were also three artist's proof examples), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their incised blindstamp and the artist's incised copyright stamp
483 x 508 x 330 mm
Realized Price
$20,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Description
CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929) Geometric Mouse - Scale C anodized aluminum multiple, 1971, with the artist's incised initials, numbered 10/120 (there were also three artist's proof examples), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their incised blindstamp and the artist's incised copyright stamp Overall: 19 x 20 x 13 in. (483 x 508 x 330 mm.)
Geometric Mouse - Scale C, 1971
anodized aluminum multiple, 1971, with the artist's incised initials, numbered 10/120 (there were also three artist's proof examples), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their incised blindstamp and the artist's incised copyright stamp
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$20,000
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Photography
483 x 508 x 330 mm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$20,000
Description
CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929) Geometric Mouse - Scale C anodized aluminum multiple, 1971, with the artist's incised initials, numbered 10/120 (there were also three artist's proof examples), published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles, with their incised blindstamp and the artist's incised copyright stamp Overall: 19 x 20 x 13 in. (483 x 508 x 330 mm.)
$21,250
Nutella, 1964
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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Painting
enamel, muslin, plaster and wire mounted on Plexiglas
37.7 x 33.6 x 10.8 cm
Realized Price
$21,250
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Description
CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929) _Nutella_ signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Nutella C.O. 1964' (lower edge) enamel, muslin, plaster and wire mounted on Plexiglas 14 7/8 x 13 ¼ x 4 ¼ in. (37.7 x 33.6 x 10.8 cm.) Executed in 1964.
Nutella, 1964
enamel, muslin, plaster and wire mounted on Plexiglas
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
$21,250
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Painting
37.7 x 33.6 x 10.8 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$21,250
Description
CLAES OLDENBURG (B. 1929) _Nutella_ signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Nutella C.O. 1964' (lower edge) enamel, muslin, plaster and wire mounted on Plexiglas 14 7/8 x 13 ¼ x 4 ¼ in. (37.7 x 33.6 x 10.8 cm.) Executed in 1964.
$400
Injun Poster (1960), from Peace Portfolio, 1972
Sold on Dec 3, 2018
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Print
Screenprint in colors on cream Arches paper
55.2 x 73.0 cm
Realized Price
$400
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
Description
Injun Poster (1960), from Peace Portfolio, 1972
Screenprint in colors on cream Arches paper
Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
$400
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Print
55.2 x 73.0 cm
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Dec 3, 2018
Bonhams
Realized Price
$400
$162,500
Proposed Monument for Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, in the Form of a Colossal Drum Pedal #2, 1973
Sold on Nov 16, 2018
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Work on Paper
watercolor, pastel, and graphite on paper
73.9 x 58.7 cm
Realized Price
$162,500
Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) _Proposed Monument for Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, in the Form of a Colossal Drum Pedal #2_ signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'drum pedal CO. 1973' (lower edge); signed again and inscribed 'Oldenburg JAPAN' (underneath the mat) watercolor, pastel, and graphite on paper 29 1/8 x 23 1/8 in. (73.9 x 58.7 cm.) Executed in 1973.
Proposed Monument for Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, in the Form of a Colossal Drum Pedal #2, 1973
watercolor, pastel, and graphite on paper
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
$162,500
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Work on Paper
73.9 x 58.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Nov 16, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$162,500
Description
Claes Oldenburg (b. 1929) _Proposed Monument for Alcatraz Island, San Francisco, in the Form of a Colossal Drum Pedal #2_ signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'drum pedal CO. 1973' (lower edge); signed again and inscribed 'Oldenburg JAPAN' (underneath the mat) watercolor, pastel, and graphite on paper 29 1/8 x 23 1/8 in. (73.9 x 58.7 cm.) Executed in 1973.
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