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Tom Wesselmann Little Nude (I.C.A. 6), 1966 Vacuum-Formed Plexiglas Multiple

Tom Wesselmann Little Nude (I.C.A. 6), 1966 Vacuum-Formed Plexiglas Multiple

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Tom Wesselmann
Little Nude (I.C.A. 6), 1966
Multiple comprised of vacuum-formed plexiglas, spray-painted in colors on underside
7 1/2 x 7 3/4 x 1 inches
frame: 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches
Edition of 75 + 24 artist proofs
Incised verso "Wesselmann 66" with edition number
Published by Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York, for inclusion in 7 Objects in a Box

Condition
Excellent condition, the colors unusually fresh and vibrant, plus this example is incised  on the verso “Wesselmann 66” with the respective edition number from edition of only 75. The example we are offering for sale is in remarkable condition, the colors fresh and vibrant. Due to the nature of the material, most examples of this multiple have not survived without considerable damage.

 

Most Little Nude Examples
The majority of Tom Wesselmann Great American Nude, 1966 multiples on the market are usually faded or degraded due to fragile nature of vacuum-formed plexiglass. For reference, view the Tom Wesselmann Little Nude example In the collection of San Francisco’s de Young/Legion of Honor Museum and you will recognize the superb colors of this example available from Joseph K. Levene Fine Art, Ltd. In addition many Little Nude examples are not numbered from the limited edition of 75 + 24 artist proofs. 

For archival purposes, this highly desirable and important fragile multiple is floated in an archival optium museum acrylic® box created by Bark Frameworks, the same framer used by The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.


Provenance
Tanglewood Press, Inc., New York

Literature
Tom Wesselmann, Slim Stealingworth, Abbeville Press,1980, pg. 28

Selected Museum Collections
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, another impression
de Young/Legion of Honor Museum San Francisco, CA, another example

Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, another example

About

Tom Wesselmann is best known for his Pop Art series of Great American Nudes, depicting faceless nude women. In the 1960's, Tom Wesselmann, created art in a variety of media including paintings, drawings and collage. In addition, Tom Wesselmann created his signature shaped canvases and also created Great American Nudes using molded plastic. 

The precise nature of the vacuum-formed plexiglas medium used in Tom Wesselmann's Great American Nude (I.C.A. 6), 1966 translated the artist's iconic use sinuous painting into a more sculptural form.

This charming miniature Great American Nude is a Pop Art multiple Tom Wesselmann created for Tanglewood Press Founder & Publisher Rosa Esman.. Created in an edition of only 75 examples plus 24 Artist Proofs, Little Nude was originally included in Tanglewood Press' 7 Objects in a Box Series.  

 


 

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