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David Salle (American, b. 1952)

Pauper, 1984; Acrylic and lead on canvas (diptych); 84" x 106" (overall); Exhibition: David Salle, 1985, Mary Boone/Michael Warner Gallery, New York (cat. no. 2); Literature: Georgia Marsh, David Salle, October 1, 1985, issue 13 (illustrated); Tricia Collins and Richard Milazzo, “David Salle: Usere Subjektivitat”, Kunstforum, March/April/May 1986, Vol. 83, (illustrated page 193); Peter Schjeldahl, Salle, Vintage Books, New York, 1987, (illusrated pages 14-15); Provenance: Mary Boone Gallery, New York; Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, Washington D.C.; Gagosian Gallery, New York; Private Collection, Illinois (acquired 1993); Private Collection, Connecticut

Sale Price: $93,750

Estimate: $60,000 - $90,000

Condition Report

The work is in good condition. No apparent issues noted to canvas. Lead shows one 1" loss to paint on top of bird's back and minor splatters of oxidation or surface accretion, predominately at lower left quadrant that read as white.