Jim Dine - Editions & Works on Paper New York Monday, October 24, 2022 | Phillips

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    Williams College 146

  • Artist Biography

    Jim Dine

    American • 1935

    There's a considerable chance that any given piece of art with a heart has been made by Jim Dine. The artist has been prolific in his 60-plus years of producing works, from large-scale Pop-inflected paintings to emotive and lush collaged works-on-paper. Even while working within a childlike vocabulary, Dine has often been considered alongside rougher painters like Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns, and has surprised critics and audiences by flexing his muscles as an original generator of performance art "Happenings" or towering series of sculptures.

    Dine never fails to surprise at the auction block. His best at-auction works, stemming from the 1960s, often double their pre-auction estimates. His two highest results were $420,000 in 2007 and $418,000 more recently in 2015.

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Lot offered with No Reserve

Big Red Wrench in Landscape, from Homage à Picasso (W. 146)

Lithograph in colors, on Arches paper, the full sheet.
S. 30 1/8 x 22 1/2 in. (76.5 x 57.2 cm)
Signed, dated, and numbered 5/9 and 5/15 in pencil (presumably one of 15 artist's proofs, the edition was 90 in Arabic numerals and 30 in Roman numerals), co-published by Pantheon Presse, Agno, Switzerland and Propyläen Verlag, Berlin, framed.

$800 - 1,200 

Sold for $1,134

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 24 - 26 October 2022