William Nelson Copley

American, 1919–1996

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William Nelson Copley

American, 1919–1996

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€20,000
Untitled, 1919-1996
Sold on Apr 30, 2019
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and ink on canvas
24 x 33cm
Realized Price
€20,000
Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
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William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Untitled_ signed and dated 'Cply 59' (lower right) oil and ink on canvas 24 x 33cm. Painted in 1959
Untitled, 1919-1996
oil and ink on canvas
Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
€20,000
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Painting
24 x 33cm
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Auction Sale
Apr 30, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
€20,000
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Untitled_ signed and dated 'Cply 59' (lower right) oil and ink on canvas 24 x 33cm. Painted in 1959
$60,000
Santa Clara Hot Tub, 1919-1996
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Painting
acrylic and sponge on canvas
121.9 x 152.7 cm
Realized Price
$60,000
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) Santa Clara Hot Tub signed and dated 'CPLY 90' (lower right); titled and dated again 'SANTA CLARA HOT TUB 1990' (on the stretcher) acrylic and sponge on canvas 48 x 60 1/8 in. (121.9 x 152.7 cm.) Executed in 1990.
Santa Clara Hot Tub, 1919-1996
acrylic and sponge on canvas
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
$60,000
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Painting
121.9 x 152.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
$60,000
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) Santa Clara Hot Tub signed and dated 'CPLY 90' (lower right); titled and dated again 'SANTA CLARA HOT TUB 1990' (on the stretcher) acrylic and sponge on canvas 48 x 60 1/8 in. (121.9 x 152.7 cm.) Executed in 1990.
£42,500
Jardinage, 1919-1996
Sold on Feb 28, 2019
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Painting
oil on canvas
55 x 33 cm
Realized Price
£42,500
Auction Sale
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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William Copley (1919-1996) Jardinage signed and dated 'CPLY 61' (lower right) oil on canvas 13 x 21 5/8 in. (55 x 33 cm.) Painted in 1961
Jardinage, 1919-1996
oil on canvas
Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
£42,500
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55 x 33 cm
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Feb 28, 2019
Christie's
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£42,500
Description
William Copley (1919-1996) Jardinage signed and dated 'CPLY 61' (lower right) oil on canvas 13 x 21 5/8 in. (55 x 33 cm.) Painted in 1961
$16,250
Untitled, 1964
Sold on Nov 14, 2018
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Work on Paper
works on paper
48.3 x 61.0 cm
Realized Price
$16,250
Auction Sale
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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Untitled, 1964
works on paper
Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
$16,250
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Work on Paper
48.3 x 61.0 cm
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Nov 14, 2018
Phillips
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$16,250
£100,000
Pas De Chien, 1919-1996
Sold on Oct 5, 2018
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Painting
acrylic on canvas
89 x 117.2cm
Realized Price
£100,000
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
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William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Pas De Chien_ signed and dated 'CPLY 94' (lower right); titled 'PAS DE CHIEN' (on the stretcher) acrylic on canvas 35 x 46 1/8in. (89 x 117.2cm.) Painted in 1994
Pas De Chien, 1919-1996
acrylic on canvas
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
£100,000
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89 x 117.2cm
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Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
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£100,000
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Pas De Chien_ signed and dated 'CPLY 94' (lower right); titled 'PAS DE CHIEN' (on the stretcher) acrylic on canvas 35 x 46 1/8in. (89 x 117.2cm.) Painted in 1994
£93,750
Profumo Affair, 1919-1996
Sold on Oct 5, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas
89 x 117cm
Realized Price
£93,750
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Profumo Affair_ signed and dated 'CPLY 63' (lower left); titled and dated 'PROFUMO AFFAIR 63' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 35 x 46 1/8in. (89 x 117cm.) Painted in 1963
Profumo Affair, 1919-1996
oil on canvas
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
£93,750
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Painting
89 x 117cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
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£93,750
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Profumo Affair_ signed and dated 'CPLY 63' (lower left); titled and dated 'PROFUMO AFFAIR 63' (on the reverse) oil on canvas 35 x 46 1/8in. (89 x 117cm.) Painted in 1963
£137,500
Raw Bar, 1919-1996
Sold on Oct 5, 2018
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Painting
acrylic on canvas in six parts, set in double-sided wooden folding screen
194.7 x 195 x 4.6cm
Realized Price
£137,500
Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Raw Bar_ signed, titled and dated 'RAW BAR CPLY 82' (lower right of verso of left panel) acrylic on canvas in six parts, set in double-sided wooden folding screen each canvas: 71 7/8 x 24in. (182.5 x 61cm.) overall: 76 5/8 x 76 ¾ x 1 ¾in. (194.7 x 195 x 4.6cm.) Executed in 1982
Raw Bar, 1919-1996
acrylic on canvas in six parts, set in double-sided wooden folding screen
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
£137,500
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Painting
194.7 x 195 x 4.6cm
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Auction Sale
Oct 5, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
£137,500
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _Raw Bar_ signed, titled and dated 'RAW BAR CPLY 82' (lower right of verso of left panel) acrylic on canvas in six parts, set in double-sided wooden folding screen each canvas: 71 7/8 x 24in. (182.5 x 61cm.) overall: 76 5/8 x 76 ¾ x 1 ¾in. (194.7 x 195 x 4.6cm.) Executed in 1982
$75,000
A Spade is a Spade, 1919-1996
Sold on Sep 27, 2018
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Artwork Info
Painting
oil and lace collage on canvas
114.6 x 152.7 cm
Realized Price
$75,000
Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _A Spade is a Spade_ signed and dated 'CPLY 85' (lower left); titled 'A SPADE IS A SPADE' (on the stretcher) oil and lace collage on canvas 45 1/8 x 60 1/8 in. (114.6 x 152.7 cm.) Executed in 1985.
A Spade is a Spade, 1919-1996
oil and lace collage on canvas
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
$75,000
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Painting
114.6 x 152.7 cm
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Auction Sale
Sep 27, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
$75,000
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _A Spade is a Spade_ signed and dated 'CPLY 85' (lower left); titled 'A SPADE IS A SPADE' (on the stretcher) oil and lace collage on canvas 45 1/8 x 60 1/8 in. (114.6 x 152.7 cm.) Executed in 1985.
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The Silver Strumpet (Blue U), 1982
Sold on Jun 28, 2018
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Painting
acrylic, fabric and garter belt clips on canvas
66.3 x 81.4 cm
Realized Price
Price not available
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Description
The Silver Strumpet (Blue U), 1982
acrylic, fabric and garter belt clips on canvas
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Price not available
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66.3 x 81.4 cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
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£68,750
Fête de Dimanche (Sunday Party), 1919-1996
Sold on Jun 28, 2018
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Painting
oil on canvas
81 x 64.5cm
Realized Price
£68,750
Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _F__ête de Dimanche (Sunday Party)_ signed and dated 'cply 60' (centre right) oil on canvas 31 7/8 x 25 3/8in. (81 x 64.5cm.) Painted in 1960
Fête de Dimanche (Sunday Party), 1919-1996
oil on canvas
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
£68,750
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Painting
81 x 64.5cm
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Auction Sale
Jun 28, 2018
Christie's
Realized Price
£68,750
Description
William Nelson Copley (1919-1996) _F__ête de Dimanche (Sunday Party)_ signed and dated 'cply 60' (centre right) oil on canvas 31 7/8 x 25 3/8in. (81 x 64.5cm.) Painted in 1960
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