Lisa Yuskavage

American, b. 1962

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Lisa Yuskavage is known for the thin-armed, big-breasted, wide-hipped women in her paintings who are both childlike and sexually brazen, painted in a palette of mostly pastel colors. Flourishing in lush, magical landscapes underneath dramatic skies, …

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$1.4m, Christie's, 2007
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Boy, 2006
Sold on May 19, 2021
£13,860
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Work on Paper
watercolour and ink on paper
17.8 x 26.0 cm
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£13,860
Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
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signed with the artist’s initials and dated 2006 on the reverse watercolour and ink on paper 26 by 17.8 cm. 10¼ by 7 in. framed: 45 by 36 cm. 17¾ by 14¼ in.
Boy, 2006
watercolour and ink on paper
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
£13,860
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Work on Paper
17.8 x 26.0 cm
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Auction Sale
May 19, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
£13,860
Description
signed with the artist’s initials and dated 2006 on the reverse watercolour and ink on paper 26 by 17.8 cm. 10¼ by 7 in. framed: 45 by 36 cm. 17¾ by 14¼ in.
Heart, 1996-1997
Sold on Oct 7, 2020
$325,000
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Painting
oil on linen
213.4 x 182.9 cm
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$325,000
Auction Sale
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
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Lisa Yuskavage (b. 1962) Heart signed and dated 'Lisa Yuskavage 1996-7' (on the reverse) oil on linen 84 x 72 in. (213.4 x 182.9 cm.) Painted in 1996-1997.
Heart, 1996-1997
oil on linen
Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
$325,000
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Painting
213.4 x 182.9 cm
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Oct 7, 2020
Christie's
Realized Price
$325,000
Description
Lisa Yuskavage (b. 1962) Heart signed and dated 'Lisa Yuskavage 1996-7' (on the reverse) oil on linen 84 x 72 in. (213.4 x 182.9 cm.) Painted in 1996-1997.
SICK CLOWN, 1999
Sold on May 4, 2020
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Painting
oil on canvas
109.5 x 140.0 cm
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May 4, 2020
Sotheby's
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SICK CLOWN, 1999
oil on canvas
May 4, 2020
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109.5 x 140.0 cm
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May 4, 2020
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BITING THE SMALL RED THING, 2005
Sold on Mar 6, 2020
$72,500
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Painting
oil on canvas
17.8 x 12.7 cm
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$72,500
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Mar 6, 2020
Sotheby's
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BITING THE SMALL RED THING, 2005
oil on canvas
Mar 6, 2020
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$72,500
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17.8 x 12.7 cm
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Mar 6, 2020
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$72,500
BIG BLONDE WITH TEACUP , 1994
Sold on Mar 6, 2020
$450,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
127.0 x 162.6 cm
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$450,000
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Mar 6, 2020
Sotheby's
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BIG BLONDE WITH TEACUP , 1994
oil on canvas
Mar 6, 2020
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$450,000
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Painting
127.0 x 162.6 cm
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Mar 6, 2020
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$450,000
PIGGYBACK, 2006
Sold on Nov 15, 2019
$524,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
81.3 x 96.5 cm
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$524,000
Auction Sale
Nov 15, 2019
Sotheby's
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PIGGYBACK, 2006
oil on canvas
Nov 15, 2019
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$524,000
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Painting
81.3 x 96.5 cm
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Nov 15, 2019
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$524,000
THE CONVERSATION, 1985
Sold on Jul 10, 2019
$20,000
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paintings
35.5 x 35.5 cm
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$20,000
Auction Sale
Jul 10, 2019
Sotheby's
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THE CONVERSATION, 1985
paintings
Jul 10, 2019
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$20,000
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35.5 x 35.5 cm
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Jul 10, 2019
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$20,000
Ukrainian Shirt, 2001
Sold on Oct 24, 2018
$2,750
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Print
lithograph, on Japon paper
50.5 x 76.2 cm
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$2,750
Auction Sale
Oct 24, 2018
Christie's
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Ukrainian Shirt, 2001
lithograph, on Japon paper
Oct 24, 2018
Christie's
$2,750
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50.5 x 76.2 cm
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Oct 24, 2018
Christie's
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$2,750
Ukrainian Shirt, 2001
Sold on Oct 16, 2018
$2,750
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Print
lithograph, on _Japon _paper, 2001, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 12/40 (there were also thirteen artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp
762 x 505 mm
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$2,750
Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
Description
LISA YUSKAVAGE (B. 1962) Ukrainian Shirt lithograph, on _Japon _paper, 2001, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 12/40 (there were also thirteen artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp Sheet: 30 x 19 7/8 in. (762 x 505 mm.)
Ukrainian Shirt, 2001
lithograph, on _Japon _paper, 2001, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 12/40 (there were also thirteen artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
$2,750
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762 x 505 mm
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Auction Sale
Oct 16, 2018
Christie's
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$2,750
Description
LISA YUSKAVAGE (B. 1962) Ukrainian Shirt lithograph, on _Japon _paper, 2001, signed and dated in pencil, numbered 12/40 (there were also thirteen artist's proofs in Roman numerals), published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, with their blindstamp Sheet: 30 x 19 7/8 in. (762 x 505 mm.)
Bridesmaid, 2004
Sold on Sep 26, 2018
$175,000
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Painting
oil on linen
86.4 x 76.2 cm
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$175,000
Auction Sale
Sep 26, 2018
Phillips
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Bridesmaid, 2004
oil on linen
Sep 26, 2018
Phillips
$175,000
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Painting
86.4 x 76.2 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 26, 2018
Phillips
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$175,000