Mel Ramos (b. 1935)
Statue Study
signed and dated 'Mel Ramos 78' (on the reverse); signed again, titled and dated 'Mel Ramos "STATUE STUDY" 1978' (on a paper label affixed to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
70 ⅛ x 37 in. (178.1 x 94 cm.)
Painted in 1978.
Pan American Art Projects, Miami, acquired directly from the artist
Anon. sale; Christie's, Los Angeles, 5 December 2000, lot 100
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
D. Kuspit and L. Meisel, Mel Ramos Pop Art Fantasies: The Complete Paintings, New York, 2004, p. 150 (illustrated).
T. Levy, ed., Mel Ramos: Catalogue Raisonné of the Paintings 1953-2015, Bielefeld, 2016, p. 75 (illustrated).
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