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ROBERT PETERSEN Sketch for Painting, Forecast 1980, Watercolor and ink on paper. Pencil Signed. Dated. Framed with Castelli Graphics Label verso.

Robert Petersen
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Description

Robert Petersen

Sketch for Painting, Forecast, 1980

Watercolor and ink on paper. Pencil Signed. Dated. Framed with Castelli Graphics Label verso.
15 1/4 × 19 3/4 × 1 in
38.7 × 50.2 × 2.5 cm
Unique work
 

This unique, hand signed Robert Petersen watercolor and ink collage, is floated against beveled edges, then matted and framed in a gorgeous light wood museum frame - so it's a terrific value for a unique piece at this price. It bears the label of Castelli Uptown on the verso. It is ready to hang. An uncommon unique original collage for collectors of this interesting artist. Petersen, an American contemporary artist born in 1945, worked as an assistant to Robert Rauschenberg for 10 years from 1970 to 1980. He is a versatile artist, working in painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture and collages, but is perhaps best known as a collagist, Robert Petersen was born in 1943 in the small farm town of Le Mars, Iowa. Petersen lived and worked closely with Rauschenberg on Captiva Island until 1980. In 1973, Petersen had his first solo show at Galerie Sonnabend in Paris, France, which was followed by numerous solo and group exhibitions worldwide. His work is represented in private and public collections internationally including the Centre Georges Pompidou, Musee National d'Art Moderne in Paris, France; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Francois Pinault, Venice, Italy; Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, New York, NY; James Rosenquist, Aripeka, FL; Ileana & Michael Sonnabend, New York, NY; Cy Twombly Foundation, Rome, Italy, and Universal Limited Art Editions, NY. 

SIGNATURE

Hand signed on recto (front). 

PROVENANCE

Castelli Graphics, New York City

Measurements

Height:   15.25
Width:   19.75