Bruce Nauman - Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Friday, May 15, 2015 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Estate of Eugenia and James Butler, California
    Bonhams & Butterfields, Los Angeles, Modern and Contemporary Art/Made in California, May 22, 2007, lot 221
    Private Collection
    Phillips, New York, Contemporary Art Day Sale, November 12, 2013, lot 168
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • Literature

    C. van Bruggen, ed., Bruce Nauman: Drawings, Zeichnungen 1965-1986, Basel: Museum fur Gegenwartkunst, 1986, #18
    C. van Bruggen, Bruce Nauman, New York: Rizzoli, 1991, p. 165 (illustrated)


The Negative Shape of the Right Half of my Body Carved into a Living Tree

ink, watercolor on paper
18 3/4 x 23 3/4 in. (47.6 x 60.3 cm)
Titled "The negative shape of the right half of my body carved into a living tree" at center.

$80,000 - 120,000 

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Contemporary Art Day Sale

New York Day Sale 15 May 2015 11am