Claes Oldenburg - New Now London Thursday, December 9, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Sydney Janis Gallery, New York
    Christopher Gibbs, London
    The Collection of Baron Thilo von Watzdorf
    Acquired from the above by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Stockholm, Moderna Museet, Claes Oldenburg Skulpturer och Teckningar, 17 September - 30 October 1966, no. 26, n.p. (illustrated)
    New York, Museum of Modern Art; London, Tate Modern, Claes Oldenburg, 25 September 1969 - 16 August 1970, no. 49, p. 52 (illustrated)
    Washington, D.C., The National Gallery of Art; New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art; Bonn, Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland; London, Hayward Gallery, Claes Oldenburg: An Anthology, 12 February 1995 – 19 August 1996, no. 110, p. 206 (illustrated)

  • Literature

    Claes Oldenburg, exh. cat., The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1969, no.159, n.p.


Study for Pillows: Bedroom Ensemble

signed with the artist’s initials, inscribed and dated ‘C.O. LA 1963’ lower right
crayon and India ink on paper
45.4 x 60.9 cm (17 7/8 x 23 7/8 in.)
Executed in 1963.

£20,000 - 30,000 

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London Auction 9 December 2021