Francesco Clemente

Italian, b. 1952

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Italian painter Francesco Clemente came to prominence in the mid-1970s with vivid paintings rife with erotic imagery of mutilated body parts, gesturing amorphous figures often depicted in rich colors, as well as a series of contorted self-portraits. …

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€11,250
Sans titre
Sold on May 26, 2021
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Work on Paper
pastel sur papier, pastel on paper
58.42 x 43.5 cm
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€11,250
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May 26, 2021
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Francesco Clemente (né en 1952) pastel sur papier 43.5 x 58.5 cm. Réalisé en 1983-1984. pastel on paper 17 1/8 x 23 in. Executed in 1983-1984.
Sans titre
pastel sur papier, pastel on paper
May 26, 2021
Christie's
€11,250
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Work on Paper
58.42 x 43.5 cm
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May 26, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
€11,250
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Francesco Clemente (né en 1952) pastel sur papier 43.5 x 58.5 cm. Réalisé en 1983-1984. pastel on paper 17 1/8 x 23 in. Executed in 1983-1984.
£8,190
Saffran Women, 1998
Sold on May 19, 2021
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Work on Paper
pastel on paper
102.0 x 67.0 cm
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£8,190
Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed, titled and dated 1998 on the reverse pastel on paper 67 by 102 cm. 26⅜ by 40⅛ in. framed: 99 by 133 cm. 39 by 52⅜ in.
Saffran Women, 1998
pastel on paper
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£8,190
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Work on Paper
102.0 x 67.0 cm
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£8,190
Description
signed, titled and dated 1998 on the reverse pastel on paper 67 by 102 cm. 26⅜ by 40⅛ in. framed: 99 by 133 cm. 39 by 52⅜ in.
£17,640
Self-Portrait, 1978
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Painting
gouache, ink and collaged paper on canvas
200.0 x 300.0 cm
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£17,640
Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
gouache, ink and collaged paper on canvas 300 by 200 cm. 118⅛ by 78¾ in. framed: 302 by 202 cm. 111⅞ by 79½ in. Executed in 1978.
Self-Portrait, 1978
gouache, ink and collaged paper on canvas
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£17,640
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Painting
200.0 x 300.0 cm
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May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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£17,640
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gouache, ink and collaged paper on canvas 300 by 200 cm. 118⅛ by 78¾ in. framed: 302 by 202 cm. 111⅞ by 79½ in. Executed in 1978.
€18,750
After a painting, 2004
Sold on May 6, 2021
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Work on Paper
PASTELS ON PAPER
66.5 x 48.0 cm
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€18,750
Auction Sale
May 6, 2021
Christie's
Description
Francesco Clemente (N. 1952) titolo, firma e data ‘After a painting Francesco Clemente 2004’ (sul retro) pastelli su carta 48 x 66.5 cm. Eseguito nel 2004 'AFTER A PAINTING'; TITLED, SIGNED AND DATED (ON THE REVERSE); PASTELS ON PAPER L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
After a painting, 2004
PASTELS ON PAPER
May 6, 2021
Christie's
€18,750
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Work on Paper
66.5 x 48.0 cm
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May 6, 2021
Christie's
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€18,750
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Francesco Clemente (N. 1952) titolo, firma e data ‘After a painting Francesco Clemente 2004’ (sul retro) pastelli su carta 48 x 66.5 cm. Eseguito nel 2004 'AFTER A PAINTING'; TITLED, SIGNED AND DATED (ON THE REVERSE); PASTELS ON PAPER L'opera non richiede Attestato di Libera Circolazione al fine della sua esportazione. This work does not require an export license. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
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Terry Winters, 2006
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
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Painting
oil on linen
76.8 x 152.4 cm
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Price not available
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Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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Terry Winters, 2006
oil on linen
Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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76.8 x 152.4 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
Phillips
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$1,530
I, 1982
Sold on Mar 24, 2021
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Print
Woodcut in colors, on Kozo paper
51.1 x 36.0 cm
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$1,530
Auction Sale
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1982 Woodcut in colors, on Kozo paper, signed in pencil and numbered 28/100 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco, with full margins, framed. 14 3/16 x 20 1/8in (36 x 51.1cm) sheet 16 11/16 x 22 1/2in (42.4 x 57.2cm)
I, 1982
Woodcut in colors, on Kozo paper
Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
$1,530
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Print
51.1 x 36.0 cm
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Mar 24, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$1,530
Description
1982 Woodcut in colors, on Kozo paper, signed in pencil and numbered 28/100 (there were also 10 artist's proofs), published by Crown Point Press, San Francisco, with full margins, framed. 14 3/16 x 20 1/8in (36 x 51.1cm) sheet 16 11/16 x 22 1/2in (42.4 x 57.2cm)
$52,920
Self-Portrait, 1990
Sold on Mar 5, 2021
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Work on Paper
charcoal on paper
48.3 x 66.0 cm
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$52,920
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
signed and titled on the reverse charcoal on paper Sheet: 26 by 19 in. (66 by 48.3 cm.) Framed: 32⅞ by 25⅝ in. (83.5 by 65.1 cm.) Executed in 1990.
Self-Portrait, 1990
charcoal on paper
Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
$52,920
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Work on Paper
48.3 x 66.0 cm
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Mar 5, 2021
Sotheby's
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$52,920
Description
signed and titled on the reverse charcoal on paper Sheet: 26 by 19 in. (66 by 48.3 cm.) Framed: 32⅞ by 25⅝ in. (83.5 by 65.1 cm.) Executed in 1990.
$10,837
Untitled, 1983
Sold on Jan 26, 2021
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Work on Paper
pastel on paper
48.2 x 66.0 cm
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$10,837
Auction Sale
Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
Description
1983 pastel on paper 26 by 19 in. 66 by 48.2 cm.
Untitled, 1983
pastel on paper
Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
$10,837
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Work on Paper
48.2 x 66.0 cm
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Jan 26, 2021
Bonhams
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$10,837
Description
1983 pastel on paper 26 by 19 in. 66 by 48.2 cm.
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Vigilia, 2003
Sold on Dec 12, 2020
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Work on Paper
Watercolor on paper
67.0 x 46.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
Description
Watercolor on paper cm. 46x67 Title, signature, date and dedication on the reverse: "Vigilia" / Francesco Clemente / Rome March 18 MMIII / ad [...] with affection. Bibliography Aldo Busi, Seminar on youth. New increased edition, Adelphi, Milan, 2003, cover.
Vigilia, 2003
Watercolor on paper
Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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Work on Paper
67.0 x 46.0 cm
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Dec 12, 2020
Farsettiarte
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Watercolor on paper cm. 46x67 Title, signature, date and dedication on the reverse: "Vigilia" / Francesco Clemente / Rome March 18 MMIII / ad [...] with affection. Bibliography Aldo Busi, Seminar on youth. New increased edition, Adelphi, Milan, 2003, cover.
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Fathers, 1990
Sold on Dec 2, 2020
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Print
Spit bite aquatint on wove paper
114.2 x 91.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2020
Bonhams
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1990 Spit bite aquatint on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered AP 9 (an artist's proof aside from the edition of 21), with the blindstamps of the publisher/printer Crown Point Press/ Brian Shure, San Francisco, with full margins. 36 x 45in (91.4 x 114.2cm) sheet 45 x 53in (114.2 x 134.5cm)
Fathers, 1990
Spit bite aquatint on wove paper
Dec 2, 2020
Bonhams
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114.2 x 91.4 cm
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Dec 2, 2020
Bonhams
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1990 Spit bite aquatint on wove paper, signed in pencil and numbered AP 9 (an artist's proof aside from the edition of 21), with the blindstamps of the publisher/printer Crown Point Press/ Brian Shure, San Francisco, with full margins. 36 x 45in (91.4 x 114.2cm) sheet 45 x 53in (114.2 x 134.5cm)