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  • Provenance

    Private Collection
    Christie's, New York, November 14, 2002, lot 132
    Acquired at the above sale by the late owner

  • Catalogue Essay

    “I took three basic shapes to work with: a rectangle, an ellipse or a circle and a triangle. Well, that’s a piece of pie. A piece of pie is a triangle on a saucer… I chose a pie for a couple of reasons; because of its basic shape and because I had never seen a pie painted.” - Wayne Thiebaud

Property from the Estate of Howard Karshan



signed and dated "Thiebaud 1958" lower right
gouache, watercolor, wax crayon and graphite on paper
8 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (20.6 x 23.5 cm.)
Executed in 1958.

$80,000 - 120,000 

Sold for $175,000

Contact Specialist
John McCord
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New York
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 14 November 2018