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Intaglio Watch, 1968

Inkless intaglio with embossment, on Angoumois à la main white wove paper, with full margins.
9 3/10 × 1 2/5 in
23.5 × 3.5 cm
Edition 10/13
This is part of a limited edition set.
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P
Phillips

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Image: 23.5 …

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Image: 23.5 x 3.5 cm (9 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Sheet: 59.5 x 19.5 cm (23 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

The present lot was given to guests at a birthday celebration for the artist Maurice Grosman, husband of Tatyana Grosman, the founder of Universal …

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Signed, dated and numbered 10/13 in pencil, published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, framed.
Robert Rauschenberg
American, 1925–2008
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Robert Rauschenberg’s enthusiasm for popular culture and, with his contemporary Jasper Johns, his rejection of the angst and seriousness of the Abstract Expressionists led him to search for a new way of painting. A prolific innovator of techniques and mediums, he used unconventional art materials ranging from dirt and house paint to umbrellas and car tires. In the early 1950s, Rauschenberg was already gaining a reputation as the art world’s enfant terrible with works such as Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953), for which he requested a drawing (as well as permission) from Willem de Kooning, and proceeded to rub away the image until only ghostly marks remained on the paper. By 1954, Rauschenberg completed his first three-dimensional collage paintings—he called them Combines—in which he incorporated discarded materials and mundane objects to explore the intersection of art and life. “I think a picture is more like the real world when it’s made out of the real world,” he said. In 1964 he became the first American to win the International Grand Prize in Painting at the Venice Biennale. The 1/4 Mile or Two Furlong Piece (1981–98), a cumulative artwork, embodies his spirit of eclecticism, comprising a retrospective overview of his many discrete periods, including painting, fabric collage, sculptural components made from cardboard and scrap metal, as well as a variety of image transfer and printing methods.

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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Image: 23.5 …

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Property Subject to VAT Section 4 (5%; see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Image: 23.5 x 3.5 cm (9 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Sheet: 59.5 x 19.5 cm (23 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

The present lot was given to guests at a birthday celebration for the artist Maurice Grosman, husband of Tatyana Grosman, the founder of Universal …

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Medium
Print
Signature
Signed, dated and numbered 10/13 in pencil, published by Universal Limited Art Editions, West Islip, New York, framed.
Robert Rauschenberg
American, 1925–2008
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Robert Rauschenberg’s enthusiasm for popular culture and, with his contemporary Jasper Johns, his rejection of the angst and seriousness of the Abstract Expressionists led him to search for a new way of painting. A prolific innovator of techniques and mediums, he used unconventional art materials ranging from dirt and house paint to umbrellas and car tires. In the early 1950s, Rauschenberg was already gaining a reputation as the art world’s enfant terrible with works such as Erased de Kooning Drawing (1953), for which he requested a drawing (as well as permission) from Willem de Kooning, and proceeded to rub away the image until only ghostly marks remained on the paper. By 1954, Rauschenberg completed his first three-dimensional collage paintings—he called them Combines—in which he incorporated discarded materials and mundane objects to explore the intersection of art and life. “I think a picture is more like the real world when it’s made out of the real world,” he said. In 1964 he became the first American to win the International Grand Prize in Painting at the Venice Biennale. The 1/4 Mile or Two Furlong Piece (1981–98), a cumulative artwork, embodies his spirit of eclecticism, comprising a retrospective overview of his many discrete periods, including painting, fabric collage, sculptural components made from cardboard and scrap metal, as well as a variety of image transfer and printing methods.

Intaglio Watch, 1968

Inkless intaglio with embossment, on Angoumois à la main white wove paper, with full margins.
9 3/10 × 1 2/5 in
23.5 × 3.5 cm
Edition 10/13
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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