James Lee Byars

American, 1932–1997

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James Lee Byars

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American, 1932–1997

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£6,250
PENIS LETTER TO JON THOMPSON, 1985
Sold on Aug 13, 2020
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Work on Paper
gold pencil and watercolour on Japanese paper
38.3 x 107.0 cm
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Realized Price
£6,250
Auction Sale
Aug 13, 2020
Sotheby's
Description
gold pencil and watercolour on Japanese paper 107 by 38.3 cm. 42⅛ by 15⅛ in. framed: 120 by 52.3 cm. 47¼ by 20½ in. Executed circa 1985.
PENIS LETTER TO JON THOMPSON, 1985
gold pencil and watercolour on Japanese paper
Aug 13, 2020
Sotheby's
£6,250
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Work on Paper
38.3 x 107.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Aug 13, 2020
Sotheby's
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£6,250
Description
gold pencil and watercolour on Japanese paper 107 by 38.3 cm. 42⅛ by 15⅛ in. framed: 120 by 52.3 cm. 47¼ by 20½ in. Executed circa 1985.
€16,668
The Philosophical Palace, 1986
Sold on Nov 28, 2019
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Painting
golden coloured pencil on red dyed folded paper, laid on board
54.0 x 77.7 cm
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€16,668
Auction Sale
Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
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The Philosophical Palace, 1986
golden coloured pencil on red dyed folded paper, laid on board
Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
€16,668
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Painting
54.0 x 77.7 cm
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Nov 28, 2019
Dorotheum
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€16,668
£250,000
THE FIGURE OF THE FIRST QUESTION, 1987
Sold on Mar 5, 2019
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sculpture
27.0 x 161.5 x 27.0 cm
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£250,000
Auction Sale
Mar 5, 2019
Sotheby's
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THE FIGURE OF THE FIRST QUESTION, 1987
sculpture
Mar 5, 2019
Sotheby's
£250,000
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27.0 x 161.5 x 27.0 cm
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Mar 5, 2019
Sotheby's
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£250,000
€3,600
Ohne Titel, 1989
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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golden colored pencil drawing on red-dyed paper, mounted on black backing board in places
36.2 x 54.6 cm
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€3,600
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
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Ohne Titel, 1989
golden colored pencil drawing on red-dyed paper, mounted on black backing board in places
Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
€3,600
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36.2 x 54.6 cm
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Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
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€3,600
€6,000
The Philosophical Palace, 1986
Sold on Dec 6, 2018
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Work on Paper
golden colored pencil drawing on red-dyed paper, laid on backing board in places
54.0 x 77.7 cm
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Realized Price
€6,000
Auction Sale
Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
Description
The Philosophical Palace, 1986
golden colored pencil drawing on red-dyed paper, laid on backing board in places
Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
€6,000
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54.0 x 77.7 cm
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Dec 6, 2018
Ketterer Kunst
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€6,000
£10,000
Penis Letter to Jon Thompson, 1985
Sold on Jun 26, 2018
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Work on Paper
works on paper
38.3 x 107.0 cm
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£10,000
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Jun 26, 2018
Phillips
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Penis Letter to Jon Thompson, 1985
works on paper
Jun 26, 2018
Phillips
£10,000
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38.3 x 107.0 cm
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Jun 26, 2018
Phillips
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£10,000
£10,000
TSOL, 1986
Sold on Mar 9, 2018
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works on paper
29.0 x 104.4 cm
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£10,000
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
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TSOL, 1986
works on paper
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
£10,000
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29.0 x 104.4 cm
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Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
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£10,000
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£8,000
TSOL
Sold on Mar 9, 2018
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Work on Paper
gold pen on coloured paper
104.4 x 29 cm
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£8,000
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
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TSOL
gold pen on coloured paper
Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
£8,000
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104.4 x 29 cm
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Mar 9, 2018
Phillips
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£8,000
€8,000
Untitled, 1985
Sold on Dec 8, 2017
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Work on Paper
Watercolor and gold pen, on three joined and folded sheets of paper
226.5 x 14.0 cm
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€8,000
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
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Untitled, 1985
Watercolor and gold pen, on three joined and folded sheets of paper
Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
€8,000
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226.5 x 14.0 cm
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Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
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€8,000
€2,800
The 5 Continent Documenta 7, 1979
Sold on Dec 8, 2017
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Work on Paper
Letter-Object. Black tissue paper with gilt lettering, folded, in folded paper envelope, with address in India ink
122.0 x 225.0 cm
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€2,800
Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
Description
The 5 Continent Documenta 7, 1979
Letter-Object. Black tissue paper with gilt lettering, folded, in folded paper envelope, with address in India ink
Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
€2,800
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122.0 x 225.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 8, 2017
Ketterer Kunst
Realized Price
€2,800