Philip Pearlstein, ‘Untitled nude’, 1964, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Original Watercolor on paper. Signed. Dated.  Framed., Alpha 137 Gallery
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Philip Pearlstein

Untitled nude, 1964

Original Watercolor on paper. Signed. Dated. Framed.
27 3/4 × 33 3/4 in
70.5 × 85.7 cm
.
$7,500
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Shipping: $195 domestic, $595 rest of world
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Alpha 137 Gallery

Rare poignant original watercolor on paper by one of the world's foremost figurative artists, …

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Art work is in fine condition; held in original vintage frame (see photos)
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Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated 1964 on the recto (front).
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Philip Pearlstein
American, b. 1924
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Known for his paintings of nudes with almost clinical objectivity, Philip Pearlstein has been scrutinizing the body since the early 1960s, painting it as it is and avoiding idealization. Attuned to art history, Pearlstein is as interested in pattern and composition as he is in the body itself. He creates still life-like, visually complex arrangements by entangling his models with pieces of furniture, colorful rugs and blankets, and an assortment of objects, like a decoy swan or a whirligig. His model of 18 years, Desiree Avarez wrote: “He is fascinated with the beauty of form, and by beauty I mean power. This is a man studying structure and the math of its glamour as deeply as the ancient philosophers. As if understanding the essence of the endoskeleton might uncover the sublime.”

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Philip Pearlstein, ‘Untitled nude’, 1964, Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper, Original Watercolor on paper. Signed. Dated.  Framed., Alpha 137 Gallery
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Rare poignant original watercolor on paper by one of the world's foremost figurative artists, Philip Pearlstein - former roommate of Andy Warhol. Signed and dated 1964 on the recto (front). Framed and ready to hang. In very good condition.

Medium
Condition
Art work is in fine condition; held in original vintage frame (see photos)
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed and dated 1964 on the recto (front).
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Frame
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$7,500–$9,000
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Philip Pearlstein
American, b. 1924
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Known for his paintings of nudes with almost clinical objectivity, Philip Pearlstein has been scrutinizing the body since the early 1960s, painting it as it is and avoiding idealization. Attuned to art history, Pearlstein is as interested in pattern and composition as he is in the body itself. He creates still life-like, visually complex arrangements by entangling his models with pieces of furniture, colorful rugs and blankets, and an assortment of objects, like a decoy swan or a whirligig. His model of 18 years, Desiree Avarez wrote: “He is fascinated with the beauty of form, and by beauty I mean power. This is a man studying structure and the math of its glamour as deeply as the ancient philosophers. As if understanding the essence of the endoskeleton might uncover the sublime.”

Philip Pearlstein

Untitled nude, 1964

Original Watercolor on paper. Signed. Dated. Framed.
27 3/4 × 33 3/4 in
70.5 × 85.7 cm
.
$7,500
Ships from New York, NY, US
Shipping: $195 domestic, $595 rest of world
Certificate
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